Finn Wolfhard Reveals He Was BULLIED At School: "It's Awful"
"Yeah, I was bullied at school I was bullied a lot in Elementary school. [...] Yeah, it’s awful." Finn Wolfhard says.
28 June 2021 by Fachana Techamaneewat
On May, Stranger Things' Finn Wolfhard (Mike) reveals to fans that he was bullied back in Elementary school.
I "Yeah, I was bullied at school. I was bullied a lot in elementary school. [...] It’s awful."
However, Finn then shared that he dealt with the bullying by distracting himself with the positive things in his life.
I "But for me, I just liked to distract myself with things that I liked."
I "I would say just have something that you’re passionate about that kind of distracts you. And know that [...] you’re gonna grow up one day and you’re gonna remember it as a long time ago."
Meanwhile, another fan asked Finn for advice on how to set foot in the film industry. Finn admitted that he had "got really lucky" with his acting roles, but believes that he would have persevered even if he hadn't gotten his roles in Stranger Things and IT.
I "Sometimes it could be hard. I got really lucky and I’d like to think that if I didn’t get as lucky, I’d keep persevering and stuff."
Finn continued to say that all the rejection would be "worth it" in the end after finally landing a role.
I "I know that's really cheesy, but sometimes people say no to you and lot and it sucks and it makes you really discouraged and makes you hate everything. But it makes it all worth it when someone finally says yes to you as an actor."
I "And so if you really like doing it, you just have to keep doing it and persevering and then one day something will happen."
In other news, both Stranger Things' stars, Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) appear to be in a romantic relationship. Finn shared a sweet moment with Elsie Richter which Millie Bobby Brown is seen in public holding hands with Jake Bongiovi.
Stranger Things season 4 is now filming.
Fachana Techamaneewat is a news writer at Exclusive Hollywood and is responsible for researching and writing news articles while providing story updates wherever necessary.
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