Millie Bobby Brown, the beloved star of the hit series Stranger Things, has announced her engagement to her boyfriend of three years, Jacob “Jake” Bongiovi, who happens to be the son of music icon Jon Bon Jovi.
The 19-year-old actress took to social media to share the exciting news, posting a photo of herself happily showing off her new engagement ring while being embraced by Jake.
In her caption, Millie expressed her love for Jake, saying, “I’ve loved you three summers now, honey, I want ’em all.”
Jake, 20, also shared the news on his own social media, posting intimate photos of them together with the caption “Forever.”
The couple’s announcement was met with a mix of congratulations and concern from the internet.
19 year olds getting engaged is so military spouse coded like twin just vibe… did u even have an existential crisis over not being a teen anymore or did u just jump straight into the spouse identity
— sk (@kirkxxs) April 11, 2023
While many fans and followers sent their well wishes to Millie and Jake, others expressed their worry about Millie’s young age. “She’s 19” quickly became a trending topic on Twitter, with some users expressing their disapproval of Millie getting engaged at such a young age.
She's 19. You do you sis but I was a mess at 19. Getting married would have been at the bottom of my list at that point. https://t.co/jMzDYIcrV1
— 𝔊𝔢𝔯𝔞𝔩𝔱'𝔰 𝔐𝔞𝔦𝔡𝔢𝔫 || Soph-e-girl (@Whovian_Girl17) April 11, 2023
Debates about age and relationships ensued on social media, with some questioning whether Millie was too young to make such a commitment.
One Twitter user pointed out, “we don’t know the ins and outs of Millie and Jake’s relationship personally.” It’s ultimately up to Millie and Jake to navigate their relationship and make decisions that are right for them.
Despite the online debates, it’s clear that Millie and Jake are overjoyed about their engagement. Millie’s fans and followers have expressed their happiness for the couple, and many have sent their congratulations.
As with any engagement, it’s a special moment in their lives, and they deserve to celebrate and be supported.
Brown has been in the public eye since a young age, gaining worldwide fame for her role as Eleven in Stranger Things.
She has been recognized for her talent as an actress and her philanthropic efforts, using her platform to advocate for important causes.
Similarly, Jake Bongiovi comes from a prominent musical family and has pursued his own interests in music and other creative endeavors.
As Millie and Jake embark on this new chapter in their lives, they will undoubtedly face challenges and joys together, just like any other couple.
This is cute but she's 19, she hasn't had three summers as an adult 😭 https://t.co/6WsNLWArWh
— Heidi N. Moore (@moorehn) April 11, 2023
In the end, Millie and Jake’s engagement is a personal decision that should be respected by others. They have the right to celebrate their love and commitment in their own way, regardless of their age. As fans, we can continue to support Millie and Jake as they navigate their relationship and wish them the best for their future together.
Millie Bobby Brown got engaged and everyone’s saying she’s 19, but I thought she was Eleven pic.twitter.com/q4UqQhCpyh
— lea chin-sang (@bigfatmoosepssy) April 11, 2023