After Receiving Backlash, Millie Bobby Brown Defends Drake Friendship
Millie Bobby Brown is a big fan of Drake, but when she revealed that she and the rapper are actually super close friends, too, people were a little skeptical.
“We just texted each other the other day and he was like, ‘I miss you so much,’ and I was like, ‘I miss you more,'” the Stranger Things actress revealed on the Emmys red carpet earlier this week. She also admitted that the Canadian rapper gives her advice “about boys.”
Quickly, people began to question the appropriateness of this friendship, as MBB is only 14 and Drake is 31.
when we found out drake, 31, is texting millie bobby brown, 14, talking bout "i miss you so much" pic.twitter.com/YkPdIdg4EK
— hunter harris (@hunteryharris) September 18, 2018
millie bobby brown telling those interviewers about drake was a cry for help hollywood do your thing
— Richa Kapoor (@richA_K_Apoor) September 18, 2018
Millie Bobby Brown is innocent and probably has crush, but Drake has no business texting her "I miss you so much"
— 🌹 FERRARI SHEPPARD (@stopbeingfamous) September 19, 2018
Drake went on a date with that eighteen year old after they’d “known each other for two years”
And he’s texting 14 year old Millie Bobby Brown about boys and relationships, which is textbook grooming behavior
— coolgamer420 (niners 1-1) (@TheKevinfinity) September 18, 2018
The British teenager took to her Instagram Story to defend her friendship with Drizzy, saying that people are making something out of nothing and that she’s “lucky” to have such a good friend in her life.
“Why u gotta make a lovey friendship ur headline? U guys are weird… for real,” Millie writes. “I’m lucky to have people in the business extend their time to help me further my career and offer their wisdom and guidance. I’m very blessed to have amazing people in my life. U don’t get to choose that for me. It’s nice to have people who understand what I do. Now get back to talking about real problems in this world other than my friendships… jeez.”
You tell ’em, Mills!