20-year-old brags about dating Millie Bobby Brown when she was 16
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Hunter Echo, real name Hunter Ecimovic, is charged with grooming after revealing he allegedly had a relationship with Millie Bobby Brown when she was 16.
According to Meawww, Ecimovic went live to his Instagram account, @hunter_echo, on June 12 to chop up all the details of his alleged relationship with the actress, which he said lasted eight months. Meawww reported that Ecimovic, who has 1.6 million subscribers on TikTok, made “surprising claims” about his sexual relationship with the then 16-year-old actress.
Dexerto reported that Ecimovic admitted to treating Brown but alleged that she initiated the relationship on Instagram Live. One person reportedly commented “imagine yourself being an adult and going out with a child.” A groomer ‘during the live chat.
“Yes, no, I took care of her,” Ecimovic reportedly replied.
He also has recognized she was a “child” when responding to a graphic commentary on Brown.
An Instagram account called @exposinghunterecho captured and posted recordings of the live broadcast in question.
The first post from the account is a photo of the two kissing with the caption: “Millie was 16 and he was 20 and he groomed her @hunter_echo you’re gonna fall.”
“Millie would never approach her because she’s a coward,” Ecimovic said in a clip from a live broadcast.
Ecimovic claimed Brown took advantage of it. “I have been deceived, I have been exploited, if at all,” he said. “She used her powers on me and I was manipulated.”
The account also shared photos that were allegedly taken while the two were dating.
In the comment sections of those articles and on Twitter, social media users accuse Ecimovic of preparing. “He looked after a child and are people supporting him?” @heyyyyyyitsmelol wrote. “It’s disgusting, really disgusting.”
Brown’s parents are also being humiliated online for allegedly letting the two engage in a relationship. Ecimovic said on Instagram that her parents were okay with their alleged relationship, according to Dexerto, and said he lived with her in his house.
It is not known how the two met, or when the alleged relationship began. Brown’s love life recently made headlines as she and John Bon Jovi’s son Jake Bongiovi recently went public with their relationship.
The Daily Dot has contacted representatives for Hunter Ecimovic and Millie Bobby Brown.
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* First published: Jul 13, 2021, 10:23 a.m. CDT
Brooke Sjoberg is an editorial intern for The Daily Dot and studies journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. She is also the life and arts editor of the Daily Texan and an editorial intern for Texas Connect magazine.