Actor Noah Schnapp has extra in frequent together with his “Stranger Things” character, Will Byers, than meets the attention.
In an eight-second TikTok posted Thursday, the 18-year-old star seemingly got here out as homosexual to his followers. Lip-syncing to a viral TikTok sound whereas mendacity in mattress, he known as his popping out “never that serious.”
“When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being scared in the closet for 18 years and all they said was ‘we know,’” he wrote in his TikTok.
The actor’s coming-out video comes months after he clarified for “Stranger Things” followers that his character is homosexual and has emotions for his buddy Mike Wheeler (performed by Finn Wolfhard).
“I mean, it’s pretty clear this season that Will has feelings for Mike,” Schnapp advised Selection in July. “I think for Season 4, it was just me playing this character who loves his best friend but struggles with knowing if he’ll be accepted or not, and feeling like a mistake and like he doesn’t belong. Will has always felt like that.”
He added that Will’s emotions have been “always kind of there.”
Together with his sexual orientation now public, Schnapp says the commonalities between him and his character aren’t misplaced on him.
“I guess I’m more similar to will than I thought,” he captioned his TikTok video.
Within the feedback part, followers are voicing their assist for the “Hubie Halloween” actor.
“LOVE YOU NOAH,” commented content material studio Flighthouse Media.
“Slay,” replied TikTok person Amanda Diaz.
The official TikTok web page for Netflix Brasil had a lot of love for Schnapp, with its heart-filled reply.
The supportive notes additionally made their solution to Instagram, with MTV among the many Instagram accounts populating Schnapp’s newest submit with coronary heart and pride-flag emojis.
And Twitter is not any totally different, as Schnapp’s followers have a good time his information.
“So proud of as a bisexual girl I look up to you even more keep being you “ @noah_schnapp,” wrote one user.
“i’m so happy for noah schnapp, it’s gotta be such an insane feeling to come out to millions of people,” said another fan.
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