Millie Bobby Brown Reveals the Sweet Words Co-Star Finn Wolfhard Whispered to Her Before Their Second Season Kiss
Warning: there are *light spoilers* for Stranger Things season two ahead — read at your own risk!
The cast of kids on Netflix’s Stranger Things aren’t just BFF on the show — they’re BFF in real life, too. With the squad growing up together both on and off camera, their camaraderie is undeniable. Finn Wolfhard (Mike) and Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), in particular, seem to have an extra-special bond: The two shared a sweet kiss (her first ever!) back in season one of the show, and Wolfhard had the actresses’ back when it came to their second smooch in season two, as well.
As Brown, 13, revealed in an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the young actor, 14, whispered some sweet words of encouragement to her before planting one on her in an adorable moment that was actually caught onscreen.
“Last year, he [Woflhard] was all over the Tic Tacs, cause he was like, eat Tic Tacs, I just want this to be perfect,” she recalled. “So, then this year… he wanted to let me know he was kissing me then, so he was like, ‘I’m comin in!’ And he was like a ventriloquist!”
Brown admits it made for some riveting viewing, calling their kiss both “perfect” and “amazing.” “Every time I listen to that song now, I like, get goosebumps,” she says of Sting’s “Every Breath You Take.” Clearly, the audience was pleased, giving a rousing ‘awwww’ of approval. “No, it’s in disgust! I’m kidding!” she laughed.
Check out the adorable moment above!
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Thinking through and researching what the requirements are to start my business, and then asking questions of people who are in the business. Not all advice worked; however, it helped me to figure out what I needed to do and not to do.
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(Smiles) No, I did not. I 'stumbled" on it. I knew that people were always coming to me for advice and I found that I loved having conversations with them, especially with women, young and old.
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My most valuable takeaway was the first day of training: Get out of your own way. There were a lot of great moments and important takeaways from every presenter. However, getting out of my own way, pushing past doubts, was for me my most valuable takeaway. Doing something that I had never done before took courage. If I do not focus on what is happening with me mentally then I cannot deliver to my clients successfully.
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Get out of your head. You have something to offer. You have what you need to succeed so go ahead and do it.
B + C: How do you stay motivated?
I stay motivated by listening to music and listening to motivational speakers, and sometimes someone will just reach out and talk about the impact that I made in their life. That adds the extra juice or sauce I need to pummel through the day.
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Keep a diary and journal. It's the best way for me to keep organized and it also provides a source motivation as I record not only my "losses" but my wins as well.
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Shirley Toliver – She motivates and empowers and makes me always want to show up.
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