“Stranger Things” actor Finn Wolfhard was accused of being rude to fans after a video circulated the web and Barb his having none of it!
Shannon Purser, 20, defended her younger co-star after footage surfaced in which Wolfhard, 14, seemingly ignored fans waiting to meet him outside a hotel. One person in the video could be heard calling the young actor’s behaviour rude. Furthermore, a user on Twitter called the Canadian “heartless.”
Fan-favourite actress Purser stood up for Wolfhard in a series of tweets. “Okay, no,” she started. “No actor is under any obligation to stop for anyone. Finn is an incredibly kind human. But he’s human and needs breaks too.”
Adding, “don’t you DARE make young actors feel guilty or indebted to you because they couldn’t say hi.”
Purser’s words were echoed by “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner, who likewise shared her support of Wolfhard in a series of tweets,
Watch the encounter between Wolfhard and fans below.