Finn Wolfhard has thrown his support behind his Stranger Things co-star Noah Schnapp, who came out as gay last month on social media.
In a video posted to his 30 million TikTok followers, the 18-year-old actor could be seen lip-syncing, “You know what it never was.
That Serious. It was never that serious. Quite frankly, it would never be that serious.” Schnapp revealed further details on his coming out journey in the caption, in which he wrote: “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,” he added, referencing the sexuality of his breakout Stranger Things character.
Schnapp’s video went viral, attracting more than 77 million views and over 500,000 comments. Fans showered him with support and welcomed him to the LGBTQ+ community, with one writing: “This is the most iconic coming out ever.” Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler in Netflix’s acclaimed sci-fi series, recently shared his reaction to Schnapp coming out in an interview with GQ. “When I saw it, I just had a big smile on my face,” he said. “I was just really proud of him.” The 20-year-old continued to explain that the Stranger Things cast are “not on everyday-text vibes in any way”, but said they’re his “family”. “Do you text your cousins every day?