‘Stranger Things’ star Joseph Quinn wipes away tears after fan thanks him


‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 star Joseph Quinn broke down during an interview over the weekend after an audience member thanked him for sharing his time with fans during a a previous photo shoot.

Quinn, who played Hellfire Club frontman Eddie Munson on the Netflix show, was part of the London Film and Comic Con lineup and spent Saturday posing for fan photos in a seemingly overbooked get-together – during which security would have mistreated him.

He wiped away tears when a fan thanked him at the subsequent event.

“Mine isn’t really a question, it’s just more of an extension of gratitude really,” the audience member told Quinn during the Q&A, according to video posted online of the exchange. .

“I’m sure many of us heard what happened [at the meet-and-greet], whether it was true or not, about how you were treated… But I just wanted to say thank you from all of us, ”she continued. “We really appreciate you sharing your time, thank you for signing our stuff, spending time with us and making our summer.”

Quinn was reportedly mistreated by London Film and Comic Con security, who may have been overbooked.
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The crowd erupted in cheers and applause as Quinn listened from the stage and appeared to be crying.

Several attendees wrote online that the previous photoshoot was poorly organized and claimed that security “yelled” at Quinn and fans to hurry up and were generally rude.

“The way LFCC treated Joseph Quinn was horrible, I feel so bad for him,” one fan said. tweeted. “Joe and the fans were treated like crap to make LFCC as much money as possible.”

Another participant, who wore a Hellfire Club t-shirt, shared the photo she broke up with the British actor on Twitter.

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“I think we’re all part of Eddie. We’ve all traveled far because we all really connected with you too and you really made our weekend,” a fan told Quinn.
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“The organization [sic] was a shambles and the staff were rude as hell,” Evangeline tweeted along with the photo. “But Joseph Quinn was so genuine and friendly and gave me a hug even though the staff was yelling at him to hurry up. Best bloke.

A third “Stranger Things” fan has corroborated the accounts.

“So, despite the @Showmasters the staff being too rude to the guests and joseph quinn himself joseph was always so amazing and really happy to meet his fans he even gave me a hug thank you joseph for being so amazing and despite everything you were always so happy to see us all,” she wrote.

The anonymous fan who thanked Quinn directly went on to say that many fans connected with her character.

“I think we all really connected with Eddie for one reason or another, whether we liked his taste in music or he was the foreigner like you mentioned,” she said. “I think we’re all part of Eddie. We’ve all traveled far because we all really connected with you too and you really made our weekend.

“However you were treated yesterday, we are very grateful to you.

Quinn wiped her eyes several times with her hands before expressly using her sleeve to wipe away any remaining tears.

“Aw why did you do that?” he has answered.

The organization that promoted London Film and Comic Con denied reports that staff had been rude to Quinn and fans and said the event was not overbooked.

“There are a few false stories circulating about Joseph and his family members being yelled at by his security team that are 100% untrue,” Showmasters event director Jason Joiner wrote in a post. long twitter thread. “There is a story about Joseph overworking and overselling the event, which again is 100% untrue.”



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