This text comprises spoilers for the fourth season of Stranger Issues.
Stranger Things star Noah Schnapp has spoken out about his character’s sexuality.
Noah has portrayed Will Byers in all 4 seasons of the hit Netfix sci-fi drama, with followers of the present speculating in recent years that the character could be gay.
Whereas the 17-year-old has lengthy prevented sharing his private tackle his character’s sexualty, in a recent interview with Variety, he admitted that he agreed with viewers’ long-held theories about Will.
“It’s fairly clear this season that Will has emotions for Mike,” Noah mentioned. “They’ve been deliberately pulling that out over the previous few seasons.
“Even in season one, they hinted at that and slowly, slowly grew that storyline. I feel for season 4, it was simply me taking part in this character who loves his finest buddy however struggles with understanding if he’ll be accepted or not, and feeling like a mistake and like he doesn’t belong. Will has at all times felt like that.”
He continued: “All his buddies, all of them have girlfriends they usually all match into their totally different golf equipment. Will has by no means actually discovered anyplace to slot in. I feel that’s why so many individuals come as much as me and inform me that they love Will they usually resonate with him a lot, as a result of it’s such an actual character.”
Earlier this yr, earlier than the second half of season 4 debuted on Netflix, Noah told Variety that Will’s sexuality was “as much as the viewers’s interpretation”.
Requested about these feedback in his latest interview with the US outlet, Noah admitted he made them to attempt to keep away from spoilers for the then-upcoming batch of episodes.
He added: “It was at all times form of there, however you by no means actually knew, is it simply him rising up slower than his buddies?
“Now that he’s gotten older, they made it a really actual, apparent factor. Now it’s 100% clear that he is homosexual and he does love Mike.”
All 4 seasons of Stranger Issues are actually out there to observe on Netflix.