Finn Wolfhard has expressed his support for his Stranger Things co-star Noah Schnapp. confessed to being gay last month.
“I just had a big smile when I saw it,” said the 20-year-old. told GQ in a new interview Published on Wednesday. “I was really proud of him.”
Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler on the popular Netflix series, said he and the rest of the cast work like family.
“We never get into the routine texting vibe, not because it’s like…” he explained. “Do you text your cousins every day? Probably yes. No, they are our family, we talk about each other’s birthdays, sometimes we talk.
“But just like family, they are there when I need something,” he said.
Wolfhard’s comments came about a month after 18-year-old Schnapp. shared a TikTok video deal with his sexuality To his over 32 million followers.
“When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being scared in my closet for 18 years, they just said, ‘We know,'” said the ‘Abe’ star. I wrote at the top of the January 5th clip.
Schnapp then uttered the woman’s words. its serious. It wasn’t that serious. Frankly, it never gets that serious. ”
“I think it’s more like Will than I thought,” he captioned the post, referring to his “Stranger Things” character Will Byers.
The actor received a lot of praise from fans in the comments section of his coming out video.
One person wrote, “Good job!!!💗💗”, while another added, “Welcome to the fun club✨”.
“This is the most iconic coming out ever,” commented a third fan.
“How I caught my breath. SO PROUD OF YOU <3," wrote a fourth person.
The first season of Stranger Things premiered on Netflix in 2016 when Wolfhard and Schnapp were 13 and 11 respectively. Filming for the supernatural thriller’s fifth and final season is set to begin in May of this year.