'Stranger Things' Actress Millie Bobby Brown Leaves Twitter After Anti-Gay Memes

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A year ago at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, she showed her support by sporting a blue ampersand pin that was meant to honor the GLAAD's Together movement.

In April New York Post reported Brown was set to earn an eye-watering A$3.2 million (A$4.23 million) for the next season of Netflix's hugely popular Stranger Things. According to Deadline, the 14-year-old Emmy-nominated actress has been targeted with the hashtag for the past few months.

"Y'all bullied Millie Bobby Brown into deactivating her Twitter?".

Numerous tweets were linked to the hashtag #TakeDownMillieBobbyBrown, which was first created by Twitter user @KelsFiona in November 2017. Because of the despicable content of the memes, we will not be showing any of them in this post, though some on Twitter have said they originated as a "joke".

The memes depicted Brown as a "violent homophobe" and earned thousands of likes and retweets. Showcasing her support for the LGBTQ community via social media was common.

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The move came shortly after the Stranger Things star was the subject of homophobic memes on the social network.

But rumours circulating mean that Brown might be getting paid as much as $350,000 per episode, meaning her salary matches that of Hollywood actress and castmate Winona Ryder.

This has not stopped the damaging meme from spreading, however, with one popular tweet posted on May 12 saying "Millie bobby brown arriving at pride" above a video of someone driving a auto into several protesters. Sadly, she's not the first young actress to make this decision recently either.

Is there anything Melania Trump can do to help Millie Bobby Brown? Long before Tran wiped her Instagram, Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley also bowed out of social media thanks to harassment from internet trolls.

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