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    Andrew Garfield Finally Revealed The Only People Who Knew About His "Spider-Man: No Way Home" Cameo

    "It was fun to keep it secret."

    Spoilers follow for Spider-Man: No Way Home.

    By now, the whole world knows about Andrew Garfield's cameo in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

    Garfield crouches as Spider-Man

    But the actor kept the big secret from the whole world for a long time. Well, not the whole world, exactly — some people knew, and he recently revealed to Ellen DeGeneres who got the inside info before the rest of us.

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    Garfield revealed that the only three people who he told about his cameo were his parents and brother. Other than that, he kept his lips zipped.

    Garfield looks into the camera

    “I lied to people for a good two years, and I lied to the internet for two years, and it felt great,” he said. “It was fun to keep it secret.”

    Garfield smiles at an event

    “It felt like I was part of organizing a surprise birthday party for a bunch of people who I knew would appreciate it.”

    Garfield raises his eyebrows while looking at the camera

    As previously revealed, Garfield didn't even tell his former Spider-Man co-star Emma Stone. "Emma kept on texting me. She was like, 'Are you in this new Spider-Man film?'" he said on the Happy Sad Confused podcast. "And I was like, 'I don't know what you're talking about.'"

    Garfield talks to Stone

    Watch some of Garfield's Ellen interview here.