Millie Bobby Brown Once Made A Surprising Revelation About Her Role In ‘Stranger Things’, Saying She Doesn’t Relate To Eleven At All: “I don’t relate to her in any way because…”

Published 08/15/2022, 1:30 PM EDT

Millie Bobby Brown has been portraying the character of Eleven for 7 years now in Stranger Things. Starting from a quiet escaped girl to exploring her relationship in the show, she has grown a lot. The role of Eleven has brought her unimaginable fame, and her portrayal of the character made viewers feel connected to her sufferings. And now she has become synonymous with fans whenever someone says ‘Eleven.’

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Surprisingly even after presenting the character so remarkably, the actress once shared a shocking detail. Millie said that she does not feel connected to Eleven despite being a crucial part of the show’s narrative. Let’s dive deeper to know what made this young actress admit this thing about the lead character.

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Millie Bobby Brown is entirely different from Eleven of Stranger Things 

Season 1 of Stranger Things became an instant success after its arrival on Netflix, making Millie Bobby Brown a fan favorite. After the release, she was constantly asked about the role of Eleven in the show because people were curious why this girl didn’t know how to speak. And she mostly expressed everything with her face and eyes.

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The actress sat down with the host on The Ellen Show to talk about her role for the very first time. The interview came out on January 9, 2017, where we see a young Millie expressing her excitement about the show. During the conversation, Ellen asked her if Stranger Things is the biggest break of her career. To which she replied, “Yes,” and she said that she enjoyed playing this character.

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Moreover, she added: “I don’t really relate to her in any way because I don’t have, I don’t live in a facility.” She gave a very obvious reason because Brown has never experienced confinement before. On the other hand, Eleven was born in the Hawkins Lab and never knew what the human world is. As we saw in season 1she didn’t know how to act, speak, or use things like ordinary people do.

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Seeing the interview makes us realize how much Brown has evolved as an actress. Now she not only understands Eleven, but she dedicated herself to bringing out the most authentic version of Eleven. She has gone through Claustrophobia to dive into the character’s past. Also, season 4 was the hardest time for Millie Bobby Brown, which tested her limits.

What do you think the new challenges season 5 will bring for the actress? Feel free to share your answers with us in the comments.

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. She is a hardcore fan of Hollywood Dreamy Cinema and loves to watch contemporary series and movies like Stranger Things, A Perfect Pairing, and Tall Girl, among others. Other than writing her hobbies include reading novels, cycling, and mindfulness.

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