Following in the footsteps of their castmate and social media legend David Harbour, some of the younger members of Stranger Things’ crew are doing their best to please their online fans. After one had his Things-themed birthday party completely blown off by all its invitees (and subsequently had the post about it go viral), stars Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) and Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin) decided to take things into their own hands.
When Aaron Alambat held his nerdy party, with concessions like “Demogorgon Blood” punch and a Stranger Things-branded birthday cake, he invited a few friends to attend. Nobody came.
His sister Ayen had the report:
The internet quickly came to his support, making the tweet huge. Seeing this minor injustice in the world, Brown and Matarazzo decided that it was solvable — or at least treatable.
Brown, who also runs an anti-bullying account in her spare time, spoke up first.
The actress offered to show up to next year’s party, and her co-star wouldn’t let her go without a plus-one:
And it helps that other Stranger Things cast members have chimed in their support — even if they won’t be partying down with the birthday boy:
After this outreach, Aaron seems to have regained some confidence, with his social revenge on his classmates already planned: