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Millie Bobby Brown calls herself a ‘Karen’ after admitting using fake name to leave negative reviews

Millie Bobby Brown calls herself a ‘Karen’ after admitting using fake name to leave negative reviews

Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown uses a fake name to leave negative reviews online.

Millie Bobby Brown has dubbed herself a 'Karen' after using a fake name to leave negative reviews.

The 20-year-old has been in the public eye since she was 12 when she was cast as Eleven in Netflix's Stranger Things.

Unfortunately in the years that have gone by since, Brown has not had the easiest of rides.

The film star has faced backlash about all sorts of minor things from her accent to her interactions with fans.

And when she turned 18 in 2022, Brown faced distributing attention as NSFW Reddit forums counted down until she was a legal adult.

Millie Bobby Brown has been in the limelight for a long time.
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"It's a very good representation of what’s going on in the world and how young girls are sexualized," Brown told the Guilty Feminist podcast.

The Stranger Things star has previously admitted going to therapy to handle the way that she is treated online.

"It’s really hard to be hated on when you don’t know who you are yet. It’s like, ‘What do they hate about me? 'Cause I don’t know who I am,'" she told Allure.

And all of this scrutiny in the public eye has led to Brown navigating day-to-day life in a way she never expected.

In fact, the actress admitted in a recent podcast how she is a total 'Karen'.

For those unaware, the term which seemed to really take off a couple of years ago is basically a slang term for a woman who excessively complains about things or acts entitled.

Speaking to the Table Manners podcast hosts Jessie and Lennie Ware, Brown brought up the discussion surrounding reviews.

Brown admitted to leaving reviews on the likes of shops and restaurants, but she doesn't use her real name.

"I have a fake name. Because I think it’s important!" she admitted.

"Here’s the thing, my whole life is people criticizing me, so I’m going to give it back to you sometimes."

Giving an example, Brown added: "Once, we were at a hotel and the woman was pulling my fiancé aside, like: ‘We need to settle payment,’ or whatever.

"I’m just like: ‘Yeah, we will, but at the end of our stay, like… We’re still staying here.’

"And she was like: ‘Yeah, but you could settle it now,’ and I was like: ‘But I don’t want to.’”

Millie Bobby Brown uses a fake name.

After providing another example about a woman who was unhelpful at a clothes store, Jessie asked Brown if she is a 'Karen', to which she replied: "OK, I am a Karen.

"But, listen, I do think it’s important to know where you went wrong and there’s always room for improvement."

Featured Image Credit: TikTok/@tablemannerspodcast

Topics: Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things, Film and TV, Celebrity