Stranger Things star Noah Schnapp has come out as gay.
Schnapp plays Will Byers in the show, who also struggles with his sexuality. The 18-year-old went on TikTok to share the news with his follows.
The caption read:
“I guess I’m more similar to Will than I thought.”
The overlay read:
“When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being scared in the closet for 18 years and all they said was ‘we know’.”
I guess I’m more similar to will than I thought
Fans showed their support for the young actor by commenting:
“Proud of you.”
“This is the best thing I’ve heard all year.”
“Welcome to the club buddy.”
In the popular Netflix show, Will is in love with his best friend, Mike Wheeler.
Fans have long since suspected that Will was gay, with the touching scene in the van from season four confirming many suspicions.
The actor, during an interview with Variety, claimed that it is ‘100 percent clear’ that his character is gay and in love with Mike.
Well done Noah!