Drake and Millie Bobby Brown: 18 year age difference and friends

Drake and Millie Bobby Brown: 18 year age difference and friends

She's 14, he's 31, and they have a very close friendship that has recently come under the spotlight for its appropriateness.

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Even since her debut at 11 on the hit television show, 'Stranger Things', Millie Bobby Brown has garnered the respect of the who's who of Hollywood. From Kim Kardashian to Miley Cyrus, Millie is definitely on the A-list, so it's no wonder Drake is a massive fan of the little powerhouse. 

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With her work for Unicef, countless magazine covers, eloquent voice, and close relationship with Calvin Klein, it's no wonder it's easy to forget that she is just 14. 

She has a 17-million-strong following on Instagram alone and is continuously open to public scrutiny for every aspect of her life.

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The friendship between Drake and Millie Bobby Brown came under the spotlight in recent days after she mentioned that she and Drake text, and that the 31-year-old rapper gives her relationship advice. In one of their recent texts, he said that he missed her. 

I tried to look at this relationship with objective eyes, but at the end of the day, what do a 31-year-old guy and a 14-year-old girl have in common? If you take away what they do for a living it seems a little inappropriate, wouldn't you say? 

After the interview, I am not the only person with this view. The internet is not on their side either. It seems that in the day and age of Instagram, and young girls growing up before their time, no one is on board with the way they text one another. 

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Katie Goh of Independent argues that even though Drake and Brown’s text messages may be innocent enough, with the fallout from #MeToo, Hollywood is currently under intense scrutiny about what is or isn’t appropriate behaviour. She further goes on to say that a 31-year-old man, no matter who he is, should not be texting someone 18-years his junior that he "misses her".

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I mean, even if it is a case of him being a big brother to her, it still doesn't sit well with me. I cannot even begin imagining my daughter having an 'I miss you more' conversation with an older man. 

Do you agree that the relationship between Millie Bobby Brown and Drake is inappropriate or is everyone overreacting? 

Let me know by commenting below. 

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