‘Stranger Things’ Papa Matthew Modine’s Message to Young Couple Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi Is All Too Sweet

Published 05/19/2023, 7:15 AM EDT

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Meeting a young girl locked up in a cell? Does that sound strange? Certainly not! This has already happened with Matthew Modine when he first met Millie Bobby Brown. She was on the set of Stranger Things dressed in a hospital gown with her shaved head when the Duffer Brothers brought him over to say hi. Since then, these two have bonded like a real family despite having a complicated relationship in the show. Today, the American actor feels immense pride in seeing that 11-year-old turning the world upside down with her talent.

Many might be wondering how he feels about her blooming relationship with Jake Bongiovi. Well, from what we can see, he has given his stamp of approval to the young couple madly in love.

Matthew Modine happy to see Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi together

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Recently, Millie Bobby Brown posted a photo dump on Instagram to celebrate the 21st birthday of her fiancee. Seeing this post, Modine also shared a beautiful message with these two in the comment section. “Life is a beautiful long walk. There is a beautiful African saying: if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together,” he wrote. Moreover, he added a heart emoji saying I Love You to the couple and adored their pictures, exploring the world hand in hand.

Well, it’s no secret how much the Oppenheimer star loves this teen sensation and always felt “protective” of her. The powerful duo has maintained a close friendship since season 1, partly because their roles were connected. Considering they had to portray the bond Eleven and Brenner had built since the birth of this telekinetic girl.

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And they did it so well that most of the audience has a hatred for Papa, who tried to exploit and weaponized Eleven’s powers. Though the role of the 64-year-old has finally come to an end in the show, the actor still misses working alongside Brown. Meanwhile, this sweet gesture by California based has reminded us of the time when he broke down into tears saying goodbye to his beloved daughter.

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Ten months back, Matthew Modine and Millie Bobby Brown sat down with Netflix to talk about their on-screen chemistry in Stranger Things. During the interview, fans saw the young author consoling her costar as he got emotional, recalling their last moment on the set. He expressed his thoughts on how he has always felt paternal towards her and wanted everything best for her life.

Well, it seems that Papa feels that the Sweethearts star is the right partner for her and he loves how the couple gets along well.

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Shikha Arya is an experienced entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie, having contributed over 1000 articles to the platform. She holds a Master's degree in English Literature from a prestigious university and has honed her writing skills over three years. Shikha's forte lies in crafting thought-provoking pieces about the lives of pop culture icons.

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