Drake and Millie Bobby Brown's Friendship: 6 Times They've Proved They're Best Friends

21 September 2018, 14:56 | Updated: 21 September 2018, 17:27

Millie Bobby Brown Defends Friendship With Drake After Facing Criticism
Millie Bobby Brown Defends Friendship With Drake After Facing Criticism. Picture: Instagram/Getty

Drake and 14-year-old Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown have faced criticism recently after it was revealed they send each other 'miss you' texts.

Canadian rap superstar Drake and 14 year old 'Stranger Things' actress Millie Bobby Brown have faced backlash over their close friendship after Millie revealed they text each other and Drake gives her advice about boys.

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Millie has since hit back at people slamming their friendship in a powerful Instagram post and hit back at the haters, attempting to silence the critics of her friendship with the 'God's Plan' star.

Millie Bobby Brown's friendship with Drake has been criticised online
Millie Bobby Brown's friendship with Drake has been criticised online. Picture: PA

Drake first revealed he was a Stranger Things fan back in 2017

Having pretty much taken over the world with it's ghoulish charms, 'Stranger Things' was THE hit show of 2017 and it was no surprise that Drake, like the rest of us, was a fan of the show.

Replying to an Instagram post in February 2017 confirming seaosn 2 of the show, Drake commented 'It's a sweep' and in that moment told the wolrd that he was a Stranger Tnings nerd just like us. It was still a few months before he first publicly interacted with Millie Bobby Brown.

Drake and Millie Bobby Brown tease their budding friendship with the world

Later that year, Drake and Millie Bobby Brown made thier first appearance together on Instagram, following the launch of Stranger Things season 2.

Both Drake and Millie shared Instagram posts about their meet and captioned them with some iconic words. Drake opted for a Stranger Things reference with 'Hawkins Very Own', whilst Millie simply wrote, 'this guy...' alongside a heart emoji.

Drake and Millie Bobby Brown shared their first pictures together in November 2017
Drake and Millie Bobby Brown shared their first pictures together in November 2017. Picture: Instagram

Drake and Millie Bobby Brown pose together at a Netflix party

Jusrt after people had started to get over the awesomeness of their first pictures together, Millie Bobby Brown shared another snapshot of her friendship with Drake six weeks later when they posed for a picture together at a Netflix party.

Captioning the picture, 'blessed to have my security be my +1 at the netflix party', Millie showed off her cheeky side by calling Drake her security and once again showed off her budding friendship with the 'In My Feelings' rapper.

Millie Bobby Brown showcased her love for Drake's music by showing off his new merch

It was a surprise to the world when Drake dropped his latest album 'Scorpion' without any notice, but Millie Bobby Brown was one of the lucky few who appeared to know all about it as she was gifted her very own 'Scorpion' merch.

Sharing a picture of herself wearing her Scorpion jacket a whole month before the album was released in June 2018, Millie Bobby Brown captioned the snap 'thank u @champagnepapi for this sick jacket!! tour starts in June! and i'm sooo excited to catch a show! Love youuuuu'

Millie Bobby Brown was gifted Drake merch ahead of his 'Scorpion' album launch
Millie Bobby Brown was gifted Drake merch ahead of his 'Scorpion' album launch. Picture: Instagram

Millie Bobby Brown reveals that Drake texts her 'about boys'

In an interview on the Emmy Awards red carpet in September 2018, Millie revealed that she and Drake had recently text each other, saying "We just texted each other the other day and he was like 'I miss you so much,' and I was like 'I miss you more', he’s great."

Millie then revealed that Drake gives her advice about boys in their text chats and when quizzed about exaclty what his advice was, she joked, "That stays in the text messages".

Millie Bobby Brown defends her friendship with Drake after facing criticism

Days after Millie revealed that she and Drake text each other during an interview on the Emmy Awards red carpet in September 2018, the pair faced criticism online claiming that the 14 year old actress and the 31 year old rapper's friendship was unhealthy.

However, following the backlash, Millie spoke out in defence of her friendship with Drake and claimed people should focus on more importnat problems in the world.

Writing on Instagram stories, Millie said, 'Why u gotta make a lovey friendship ur headline? U guys are weird… for real. I'm lucky to have people in the business extend their time to help me further my career and offer their wisdom and guidance.

She went on to add, 'I'm very blessed to have amazing people in my life. U don't get to choose that for me. It's nice to have people who understand what I do. Now get back to talking about real problems in this world other than my friendships… jeez.'

Millie Bobby Brown hits back at critics of her friendship with Drake
Millie Bobby Brown hits back at critics of her friendship with Drake. Picture: Instagram

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