Noah Schnapp, one of the young stars of Netflix’s hit series «Stranger Things,» took to the internet on Thursday using a TikTok trend.

Schnapp, 18, posted a video on his verified account with popular audio of people describing major life events that were «not that serious.» In his, he wrote about coming out as gay to his family.

«When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being scared in the closet for 18 years and all they said was ‘we know,'» Schnapp wrote in the video.

Schnapp plays Will Byers on the series, one of the main characters in an ensemble of kids fighting supernatural creatures in the 1980s.

During the show’s most recent season, fans speculated that Will’s character was hidden because he seemed to have a crush on his best friend, Mike Wheeler. schnapps confirmed the fan theory in an interview with Variety in July.

He told the outlet that the writers began hinting at Will’s sexuality in the first season.

«Now that he’s aged, they’ve made it very real and obvious. Now it’s 100% clear that he’s gay and that he loves Mike,» Schnapp said. «But before, it was a slow arc. I think it’s very well done, because it’s very easy to make a character suddenly gay.»

Schnapp referenced his character in his coming out, writing in the TikTok caption that he was «more similar to Will» than he thought.

Fans offered an outpouring of support on TikTok and other social media platforms, offering words of praise and love.

«This is an amazing coming out video,» wrote one user.

Chris Olsen, a popular content creator who is openly gay, commented «welcome king.»