Millie Bobby Brown Was Told She Was ‘Too Mature’ to Make It as a Child Star Before ‘Stranger Things’

Even at 10 years old, Millie Bobby Brown was being treated like a grown-up.The child actress revealed that an influential casting director previously told her that she was never going to make it in Hollywood because she was “too mature,” leaving her in tears.“I always knew that I was mature and I couldn’t really help that,” Brown admitted to Allure.

“No one was as mature as I was, [hearing that] was really hard because I thought [maturity] was a good thing.

And then being told that it wasn’t, that I wouldn’t make it in this industry, it was so hurtful.

I got really down about that.”Brown’s parents convinced her to submit a self-tapped audition to the Duffer Brothers for “Stranger Things” as one last shot at stardom.

“My parents told me, ‘Just do this one last audition on tape, and then you can go outside and play with your friends again,

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