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Millie Bobby Brown Responded After People Said She Sounds "So American" Now And "Barely" British

Millie Bobby Brown Responded After People Said She Sounds "So American" Now And "Barely" British

Millie Bobby Brown responded to comments about her accent change.

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If this is the first you've heard about it, basically, people were saying she sounds less British than before following her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last week.

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"why does millie bobby brown sound SO American now," one viewer tweeted after the show.

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"Her British accent is barely there anymore," another person wrote in part.

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While a third said, "It almost sounds like she's doing an impersonation of an American accent throughout this interview."

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Following the comments, Millie defended herself in an interview with podcaster Max Balegde.

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"So I'm an actor," she began. "I grew up in the public eye. I grew up in America. I come to set and I'm an actor and I adapt. And so I want to mimic people."

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She continued, saying, "I can't help that when I'm around my fiancé, or I'm around people like Jimmy Fallon, who have very American accents, I wanna replicate it!"

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"I don't do it intentional[ly], and I'm sorry if it offends you. But listen, I'm trying my best," Millie concluded, as Max chimed in to say Millie can do "whatever she wants."

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You can watch the full clip here.