Noah Schnapp And Speculations About Will’s Sexuality

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Noah Schnapp
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Noah Schnapp is a very well-known name in the entertainment industry. In fact, if you are Stranger Things fan then it is almost a crime if you do not know Noah. However, for those who do not know him, let me have the honour of introducing him. He is a talented actor from America. We have seen his performance in Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg. In addition, he has also lent his voice to The Peanuts Movie. However, the character that has made him almost a household name among the youth generation, is Will Byres in Stranger Things. He has already bagged numerous awards like one Screen Actors Guild Award, one Teen Choice Award and one MTV Movie & TV Award for his performance in Stranger Things.

However, recently, he has made headlines for a reason other than his acting skills. Recently, he posted a video on TikTok that claimed that he is ‘gay’. He further went on to state that his family and friends know that and that they are okay with that. Therefore, this video has caused much discussion among his fans and the entertainment industry. Therefore, if you wish to know more about his claim by Noah, this article is the perfect stop for you. Keep reading this article to know more about the issue.

Noah’s Take 

Noah’s Take 
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The final two episodes of the fourth season of Stranger Things appeared in July. After that, he spoke to Variety about the character of Will. There he stated that Will is gay and is in love with Mike, his best friend. He further clarified the thing for us. Noah stated that Will was always like that from the beginning. However, there was confusion as he was not a grown-up earlier. However, now as he has grown up, the series has clarified his sexual orientation as gay. He also added with emphasis that Will really loves Mike. 

In fact, anyone familiar with Stranger Things would know that Will’s sexuality was always a point of debate from the very first days of the series. However, at that time, Noah refused to make any clarifications about the issue. He rather stated that he was unsure about the plans of the creators with the character of Will. At the same time, he also admitted that he never wanted to spoil the portrayal of the character’s journey in the series. 

Noah also recollected the appreciation that the character has earned from the audience. Sighting one such instance, he stated that when he was in Paris, a mid-aged man told him that he could relate to WIll, as he was exactly like him in his younger days. Such an appreciation has genuinely pleased him. At the same time, he also praised the creators for portraying this character in such a nice manner.  

Noah went on further to state that it was a real challenge to play Will in the series. The main reason behind this struggle as he stated is the multifaceted personality of Will. It is far from being a single-layered character. The long history and diversity of traumatic experiences experienced by Will have been a really tough thing to portray. However, as of now, he is doing the job with perfect ease and mastery.

Concluding Lines 

Concluding Lines 

Thus, Noah has clearly spoken about the sexuality of Will Byres in Stranger Things. There had been a lot of assumptions behind this character. But now, as you get the news straight from the horse’s mouth, all such assumptions and speculations should stop here for good. The final season of the series is coming soon. Therefore, get ready to witness Will on screen, perhaps for one last time.

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