Stranger Things star calls out the media for sexualising the young cast

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Natalia Dyer attends the premiere of Netflixs Stranger Things Season 3 on 28 June 2019. Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/FilmMagic.
Natalia Dyer attends the premiere of Netflixs Stranger Things Season 3 on 28 June 2019. Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/FilmMagic.

Natalia Dyer is calling out members of the media for oversexualising her younger co-stars on Stranger Things.

The 25-year-old who stars as Nancy Wheeler in the hit Sci-Fi series reveals she's protective of her fellow cast members, many of who were just kids when they started on the show.

She says they are all great people and have had to grow up in very crazy circumstances. As a private person herself, she just wants people to leave others alone unless they are talking about work or what they want to talk about. 

READ MORE: Following her 16th birthday, Millie Bobby Brown shares how she’s been sexualised during her career

Millie Bobby Brown, who stars on the show as Eleven and is now 16 years old, has shared her feelings about her depiction in the media at such a young age.

She said there have been moments where she's been frustrated from the inaccuracy, inappropriate comments, sexualisation and unnecessary insults that alternately have resulted in pain and insecurity.

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

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