Millie Bobby Brown on Dealing with Fame and On-line Bullying

Millie Bobby Brown has already spent years coping with the extraordinary pressures of fame, all since taking up the position of Eleven in Netflix’s “Stranger Issues.” Prior to now, the 18-year-old star has been clear about how she handles life within the highlight and its detriment (working example: the hypersexualization she’s endured since coming of age). Nonetheless, in her September cowl interview for Allure, Brown will get candid about how folks’s notion of her has impacted the best way she views herself.

“It helped to have the ability to perceive that I do not have to be something they stated that I have to be.”

“It is actually laborious to be hated on when you do not know who you might be but,” she advised the outlet. “So it is like, ‘What do they hate about me? Trigger I do not know who I’m.’ It is nearly like, ‘Okay, I will attempt being this at this time.’ [And then they say], ‘Oh, no, I hate that’ . . . you simply begin shutting down since you’re like, ‘Who am I meant to be? Who do they want me to be for them?'”

For Brown, the draw back to fame largely stems from the bullying she’s skilled on social media — which incorporates threats, hate messages, and NSFW notes from older males. Within the cowl story, Brown revealed that she would not have any social media apps on her telephone, and her Fb and Instagram pages are managed by another person (she beforehand deleted Twitter and TikTok). The one means she immediately communicates along with her followers now’s by way of weblog posts, primarily as a result of, she stated, “No one can remark.”

Along with remedy, Brown stated that her household and mates have additionally helped her turn out to be extra snug with being herself within the public eye. “It helped to have the ability to perceive that I do not have to be something they stated that I have to be,” she added in her interview. “I simply should develop inside myself. That is what I did— that is what I am doing.”

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