"Stranger Things"'s Noah Schnapp Comes Out as Gay: "Guess I'm More Similar to Will Than I Thought"

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: Noah Schnapp attends the 2022 People's Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 06, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images )

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“Stranger Things” star Noah Schnapp is opening up about his sexuality in a brand new TikTok. On Jan. 5, the 18-year-old actor posted a video discussing the second he got here out as homosexual to his family members. “When I lastly instructed my family and friends I used to be homosexual after being scared within the closet for 18 years and all they stated was ‘we all know,'” he wrote. The clip additionally exhibits Schnapp mouthing alongside to audio saying, “You know what it by no means was, that critical. It was by no means that critical. Quite frankly, won’t ever be that critical.”

Schnapp has been clear about the truth that his “Stranger Things” character, Will Byers, is homosexual, saying in a July interview with Variety about season 4, “It’s fairly clear this season that Will has emotions for Mike. They’ve been deliberately pulling that out over the previous few seasons . . . Now it is 100% clear that he’s homosexual and he does love Mike.” The actor additionally supported GLAAD’s Together motion on the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards when he wore an ampersand ribbon in solidarity. However, that is the primary time Schnapp has ever publicly introduced his sexuality. “I assume I’m extra much like will than I assumed,” he captioned his new TikTok.

Also in his Variety interview, Schnapp stated he hopes “Stranger Things”‘s fifth and ultimate season could have “a popping out scene” — maybe his new revelation will persuade the writers to incorporate that second to mirror each the actor and his character’s journeys.

Check out Schnapp’s TikTok forward.


I assume I’m extra much like will than I assumed

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