In 2018, it’s probably very hard to find a 14-year-old who
isn’t a fan of Drake.
Take, for example, Millie Bobby Brown, the star of Netflix’s
Stranger Things, who is a well-documented fangirl of
the Toronto rapper. And, it seems, the admiration is mutual. So
much so that, last year, she went to his Australia show after
he met her at the Brisbane
Supernova Convention where she was appearing.
From there, the two became fast friends. Drake sent Brown a
Scorpion hoodie before the release of the album and,
according to Brown, the two text. A lot. About everything from
the industry to romantic advice.
During a red carpet interview with Access Hollywood at
Monday night’s Emmy Awards, where she was nominated, Brown
gushed, “I love him, we met in Australia and he’s a great
friend and a great role model. We just texted each other the
other day and he was like, ‘I miss you so much’ and I was like,
‘I miss you more!’”
She added that he’d be coming to Atlanta soon, presumably on a
tour stop and where Stranger Things is filmed, to
Asked what exactly they talk about, Brown said, “About boys, he
helps me.” What’s his advice exactly? “That stays in the text
Drake, who is 31 years old, is currently rumoured to be dating
18-year-old model Bella Harris, according to Page Six.
Which is an interesting little bit of trivia that only added
fuel to the Brown fire when Twitter discovered the news on
Tuesday and dubbed the rapper, simply, “gross.”