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Millie Bobby Brown and Mariah Carey have been slammed by fans after they posted a picture together this week...

The pair have struck up a surprising friendship.

They're definitely a duo we didn't think we'd see hanging out together.

There's no denying its unconventional.

But we are living for the pair regardless!

Carey cemented their friendship by taking to Instagram this week.

But it seems not everyone was happy.

You've all heard of Millie Bobby Brown, right?

Starting out in drama workshops up and down the country, this English actress was scouted by a Hollywood talent agent who told her parents she could "mix it with the best kids in Hollywood."

And that's all it took for her parents to pack up their things and move to Los Angeles.

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It only took a week for Millie to be rubbing elbows with up and coming stars and not only that, every agency she came into contact with offered to represent her. Imagine being that talented.

With the rest of Hollywood behind her, she stepped into the industry with ease.

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She made appearances in well-known TV programs including, Modern Family and Grey's Anatomy.

And in 2016, she landed a major role in Stranger Things.

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Starring as Eleven, a telekinetic prisoner who becomes obsessed with a snack called Eggo.

Arguably...

The teen has found the most global success from the show.

But growing up in the spotlight has come with its own challenges.

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The problem with becoming "famous" is that you have to give up privacy. You're forced to watch your life unfold in a way that you could never imagine, with false news being spread about yourself as well as the people around you.

We've seen what it has done to other young stars.

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Take Justin Bieber for instance. We watched the little sixteen-year-old from Canada live out his dreams in the spotlight. But as they became more intrusive, he became more defensive, which ultimately led to a flurry of negative press that ruined his life.

There's no stone that's left untouched.

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The media scrutinizes anyone they can, spreading lies or false rumors, about even young children, just to sell a story. It's the worst aspect of becoming a celebrity and Millie Bobby Brown has obviously become a victim of the press.

It started with her friendships...

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Or, as some people claimed, her relationships. Brown was repeatedly seen hanging out with men much older than her which left fans unsettled.

One of the most scandalous was none other than music mogul Drake...

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Drake was slammed for hanging out with Milly Bobby Brown on many occasions. Obviously, some think it was innocent but one of his supposed girlfriends was an eighteen-year-old model, who Drake first came into contact with when she was only sixteen and he was twenty-nine. Yikes.

And then the media jumped onto how she chose to dress.

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I mean, when we were in our teens, we dressed in tutus with flared jeans underneath. Maybe the occasional hot pink leather jacket and pom-pom earrings to top off the look. But nowadays, things are completely different...

Millie Bobby Brown is the perfect example of that.

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And thiShe, unlike all of us, opts to wear gowns and outfits that have been deemed "too adult-like." Though some people are stating that she is allowed to dress however she wants, others have piped up saying she is giving those her own age an unattainable standard.

And this week, the star has been subject of scrutiny yet again.

It all started with a simple Instagram post.

The teen and the one and only Mariah Carey hung out together during a "surprise visit."

And of course, took to social media to share a snap of themselves.

Many fans gushed over the pair.

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But not everyone was so supportive.

In fact...

The comments were flooded with fans slamming the stars.

Some put their point forward politely.

But others weren't so forgiving.

Many of the comments seemed to be targetted at Mariah specifically.

Urging the star to put on a mask.

People really didn't hold back.

Yikes.

Here's the picture in question.

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