Widely known for his role in Star Trek, actor Wil Wheaton was asked at Denver Comic Con in 2013 by a young girl, "When you were a kid, were you called a nerd, and how did you deal with it?"

His incredibly honest response is making its rounds online this week:

His response, trending in the No. 1 spot on Yahoo! Monday afternoon, is back in the lime light, according to The Inquistr, because of recent stories concerning bullying like the boy who was reportedly banned from bringing his My Little Pony backpack to school because of other children teasing him.

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