Millie Bobby Brown Dishes on the End of ‘Stranger Things’: ‘I Think I’m Ready’

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Stranger Things 5 hasn’t even premiered yet, and we’re already getting nostalgic about the beginning of the end.

Millie Bobby Brown (who plays Eleven) recently sat down for an exclusive interview with PureWow to promote Essentia Water’s “Stop for Nothing” campaign. (More on this later.) While discussing the show’s fifth—and final—season, the 19-year-old actress revealed that she’s ready to move on.

“I think it’s been long enough, and I’m definitely ready to be able to tell more stories that move people, especially stories that shine a light on women,” she told PureWow. “And I’m able to create the stories that I want to create now with the time that I have, so I am ready to be able to just move on to the next chapter of my career.”

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Brown admitted that she will miss the variety involved with portraying Eleven on Stranger Things. While discussing a typical day on set, she said, “It just contains a lot of hair, makeup, costume rehearsals, lots of shots. And sometimes I have to cry, sometimes I have to laugh—I mean, that’s what I love about my job. Every day is so different.”

Brown also discussed her behind-the-scenes involvement with Enola Holmes and its sequel, where she served as an executive producer. “I knew that I had other aspirations and ambitions, but I didn’t know that I could pave that path for myself,” she explained. “I think it always felt kind of out of reach for me.”

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Courtesy of Essentia Water

Brown recently partnered with Essentia Water for its all-new campaign. Together, they launched a celebratory giveaway where fans can win a year’s supply of Essentia. (Learn more here.)

“This partnership came along really through my passion with my skin care and beauty line Florence by Mills,” Brown said. “My whole beauty and skin care brand is really based on hydration, and so when this came along, I was really grateful to be able to be a part of such a wonderful kind of family like Essentia who cares so much about the brand, the products and the messaging behind everything.”

We can’t wait to see what’s next for Brown.

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...