Millie Bobby Brown Does Her Best Karaoke Version of Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are"

In a new video interview, Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown talks about shaving her head to play Eleven, how her life has changed since the premiere of the show, and her go-to karaoke songs.

Released on 6/29/2017

Transcript

00:03
My name is Millie Bobby Brown.
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I'm from England.
00:06
I started auditioning when I was eight years old
00:09
and I'm now 13.
00:12
I wanted to be a singer when I was three
00:14
and I just started like humming and then I was really bad
00:19
and then I just started to like train myself.
00:21
And then when I went to an acting school,
00:23
I realized I wanted to act as well.
00:25
High School Musical was like a big part of my childhood.
00:29
Like I just watched it every single day
00:32
and got toys of like the microphone of them singing.
00:36
I was, yeah, obsessed.
00:38
Amy Winehouse is my go to,
00:40
Rihanna was pretty big at the time you know.
00:43
Diamonds, We Found Love,
00:45
they just kinda like got me going in the morning
00:48
when I had to go to school. (laughs)
00:50
The audition for Stranger Things was,
00:52
it was like a hurry up.
00:54
No, it was like a wait hurry up.
00:56
So I had no idea what I was auditioning for,
00:58
it was just a roller coaster,
01:00
I had no idea what I was doing.
01:02
They gave me script, I read the script,
01:04
they asked me back four times for an audition.
01:07
I Skyped with the directors and we talked about
01:09
80s movies and E.T. and Stand By Me,
01:13
Poltergeist, and I immediately fell in love
01:17
with these directors and they were so young
01:19
and I was so surprised by how like they were just geniuses.
01:22
One of the directors came up to me and said, Bzzzz,
01:26
over my head and I didn't know what he was talking about.
01:29
And then the director's like are you ready?
01:30
And I was like for what?
01:31
And they would say to cut all your hair off. (chuckles)
01:33
And I was like, oh, okay.
01:36
Um, alright. (chuckles)
01:39
And the next day I got the job
01:40
and I was like well you know what, I'm gonna cut it.
01:42
It was about down to here.
01:45
Rain, like when it just hits your scalp,
01:48
it's incredible. (giggles)
01:50
It's like a massage.
01:51
Everybody would look at me and I'm like, ah.
01:53
And everybody's like what are you doing?
01:55
I'm like, it's just the rain. (giggles)
01:58
Yeah. (giggles)
01:59
The premiere was kinda crazy.
02:01
Everybody was like, the show's really good.
02:03
Three days later, my whole life changed.
02:05
My followers went up to a million and I was on magazines.
02:11
I never thought I'd be able to do all this stuff
02:13
but like when I go home every night
02:15
I just (laughs) I just remember the times
02:18
where I would like walk on the street
02:20
and everybody would sort of freak with the new hair.
02:23
Leonardo DiCaprio.
02:25
Gero I just love him, he's a great actor.
02:28
No, no.
02:30
No, I think everybody's seen Titanic.
02:31
Have you seen Titanic?
02:32
You've seen Titanic.
02:33
James Franco.
02:35
Oh, I love him.
02:38
So many people you could have crushes on.
02:40
What is a real crush, people?
02:44
What crushes you?
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'Cause if you really dove,
02:46
if you define the word crush, it's a negative word.
02:50
Your heart feels crushed.
02:52
I mean there's many people
02:54
but that's my ultimate birthday dream
02:57
is like just karaoke and Bruno Mars
03:00
just sings to me. (laughs)
03:03
That would be amazing.
03:04
Just the Way You Are, or Versace on the Floor,
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there's so many good ones now
03:10
and especially with his new album like
03:12
♫ Just the way you are
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♫ And when you smile
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♫ The whole world stops and stares for a while
03:22
♫ 'Cause girl you're amazing
03:25
♫ Just the way you are
03:29
That was beautiful. Thank you.
03:31
(clapping) That was amazing.