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Millie Bobby Brown Takes a Lie Detector Test

Millie Bobby Brown takes Vanity Fair's infamous lie detector test. Which of her Stranger Things castmates has the worst fake British accent? Who is a better detective? Sherlock Holmes or Jim Hopper? Is Finn Wolfhard a lousy kisser?

Released on 11/10/2022


[dramatic music]

[Interviewer] You have nothing to worry about

as long as you answer honestly.

Yeah, I've been thinking about this.

So my job is to lie,

so it's like,

it's been playing on my mind this for a while,

and I'm really excited about it.

[foreboding music]

So you're like a real one?

[Administrator] Yes,

I was a detective for the District Attorney's office.

Like, you know exactly what's going on?

I've been doing it 36 years already.


[Administrator] And I can almost do it to my sleep,

so you're in good hands.

I hope so.

[controls static]

[foreboding music]

[Interviewer] To begin,

I'm going to calibrate the machine

by asking you some straightforward questions.

Please answer honestly.

Is your full name Millie Bobby Brown?


[Interviewer] Were you born on February 19th, 2004?


[Interviewer] Are you about to take a polygraph exam?


[Interviewer] Are you nervous?

I am.

[foreboding music]

[Interviewer] All right,

let's get started with your life.


[Interviewer] You were born in Marbella, Spain.

Do you speak Spanish?


[Interviewer] You don't want to learn the language

of your birthplace?

I do.

I knew it when I was little, but I don't know it anymore.

[Interviewer] Do you think you do a good American accent?

[Millie chuckles]

I do.

She's telling the truth.

[Interviewer] Do you ever judge the American accents

of other British actors?


[Interviewer] Have any of your American co-stars

ever tried a British accent in front of you?


[Interviewer] Who is the worst?

[Millie chuckles]

Too broad of a question.

I feel as though all of them.

That's a lie.

[Interviewer] Who are you trying to protect, Millie?


[Interviewer] You and your siblings were homeschooled.

Were you a good student?

I was great.

[Interviewer] Did you ever cheat on a test?


[Administrator] She's telling the truth.

[Interviewer] Did your parents ever find out?


[Interviewer] Let's move on to your career.

[foreboding music]

In Enola Holmes.

Henry Cavill plays your brother, Sherlock Holmes.

Is he a better Sherlock than this man,

Benedict Cumberbatch?


[Interviewer] What about this man, Robert Downey Jr.?

In my personal opinion, yes.

She's telling the truth.

Oh my God, thank God.

[Interviewer] Who is a better detective?

Sherlock Holmes or this man, Jim Hopper?

Sherlock Holmes.

[Administrator] Telling the truth.

[Interviewer] So you're saying Jim Hopper

isn't that good of a detective?

That's what I'm saying.

[Interviewer] How do you think David Harbour

is gonna feel when he finds that out?

He's probably just gonna drink coffee and contemplate.

[Interviewer] Have you ever gone to a party and said,

Let's crank this party to 11?

I haven't.

[Interviewer] Do you ever wish people

would stop making Eleven jokes.


[Interviewer] Are there any other numbers

you'd want to be associated with instead?


[Interviewer] Why?

It's my favorite soccer team player,

Stephen Gerrard.

[Interviewer] You're best friends with your co-star,

Noah Schnapp.

Would a best friend let someone have this haircut?

[Millie giggles]

He put himself in that position.

[Interviewer] Do you think the Duffer brothers

were out to get him?


[Interviewer] Do you think he looks good?

[Millie chuckles]

I love him.

Yes, I do.

[Administrator] Answer the question, please.

Yes, I do.

I think, yes.

Sorry, I'm sorry.

I do.

I think he looks great.

[Interviewer] In this haircut?

I do, yeah.

That's a lie.

Get the picture out of here.

[Interviewer] In a 2019 YouTube video,

you and Noah claimed the funniest thing that happened

to you was being stuck in a chair.

[Millie chuckles]

Who was stuck?

You or Noah?


[Interviewer] Why didn't you help your best friend?

I tried, but then I thought it'd be funnier

to Instagram Live it.

Your Stranger Things co-star Maya Hawke

thought more characters should have died

at the end of season four.

Do you agree?

I do, yeah.

[Interviewer] Who you think should have died?

[Millie chuckles]

Just tell the truth and you'll be fine.

I think that Eleven should have died.

That's a lie.

[Millie vocalizes]

I think that anyone other than Eleven should have died.

We're getting closer to what she really thinks.

[Millie vocalizes]

[Interviewer] So what do you think, Millie?

[Millie vocalizes]

I think if Maya thinks that, maybe Robin.

[Interviewer] Do you think Robin should have died?

If she,

if that's what she'd like for her character.

[Interviewer] Do you think Eddie should have died?


[Interviewer] You exclaimed kissing sucks

after your first kiss with Finn Wolfhard.


[Interviewer] Is Finn just a lousy kisser?

He is.

She's telling the truth.

He's a lousy kisser.

[Interviewer] So he hasn't gotten better?

Not with me, no.

[Interviewer] Have you told him this?


[Interviewer] He's gonna find out.

That's okay.

[Interviewer] Do you think Steve

and Nancy belong together?


[Interviewer] Who should Nancy pick?


[Interviewer] Why?

Because he is kind

and he might just need a little bit more time to grow

into himself as a man.

[Interviewer] You auditioned to be Lyanna Mormont

in Game of Thrones.


[Interviewer] What do you think

of the Game of Thrones finale?

I didn't watch it.

[Interviewer] Why, were you bitter?

No, I really wasn't.

[Interviewer] Are you watching House of Dragon?

I'm not

[Interviewer] Millie, when you were 14 years old,

you said on a TikTok Live that you thought

the earth was flat.

[Millie chuckles]

Unfortunately, yes, I did.

[Interviewer] Do you still believe this?

[Millie chuckles]


[Administrator] Telling me the truth.

Although I've never seen like the,

you know when you're on a plane sometimes you can see it,

the curve?

I have not seen that yet.

[Administrator] You've seen satellite pictures, right?

Satellite pictures. I have.

I have, yeah.

Thanks Judd.

[Interviewer] In 2018,

you were featured

in Times 100 of the world's most influential people.

Were you upset it wasn't the top 10?

[Millie chuckles]


That's not the truth.

[Millie vocalizes]

I don't really know what it meant at that time.

[Interviewer] What do you think it means now?

A big deal.

[Interviewer] So you're a little upset?

Not currently, but maybe then?

[Interviewer] You have 58.7 million followers

on Instagram.


[Interviewer] Do you think that's too many?


She's telling the truth.

[Interviewer] Final question.

At any point,

did you lie during this interview and we didn't catch you?


She's telling the truth.

I love you.

[Millie giggles] [foreboding music]

Starring: Millie Bobby Brown

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