actor noah schnapp18 years old, best known to the public for playing Will Byers stranger things, spoke openly about his sexuality and confessed that his role in the Netflix series helped him come out of the closet. in an interview with DiversityThe artist revealed that the character connected her to her essence and the actress Millie Bobby Brown She was one of the first friends to know about his true interest.
“Once I fully accepted that Will was gay, it was very quick for me to accept him., I would be in a completely different place if I didn’t have the will to paint, hold me and help me accept myself. I think if I had never played this character, I would probably still be in the closet.Assured the star.
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noah schnapp She also said that the public support for her character in the TV show has made her think about the community that supports her off-screen as well.
“I saw all these comments on Instagram and TikTok. There was nothing wrong with him (Will Byers) being gay. I thought if he has so much support then why should I care about anything?”He analyzed.
Nevertheless, in the interview, the actor told that he has made a list of friends’ names in which he has to talk openly about his sexuality. Millie Bobby BrownThe protagonist of Stranger Things was involved.
,I kept trying to do this in person with him and it was really hard. So I FaceTimed her one day in the middle of a party in town and I said, ‘Millie, I’m gay.’ And she was like, ‘Oh, Snapper! At last you told me!Completed Noah Schnapp.