Millie Bobby Brown Tells How She Learned Her American Accent By Watching Hannah Montana: 'It's So Good'
Millie Bobby Brown owes a lot to Hannah Montana!
When Fallon asked if the rumor was true, the 18-year-old actress confirmed, "Yes, absolutely!"
"I watched Bugsy Malone and Godfather when I was like eight and my parents were like, you know, watching all these movies with me and I was like 'Yeah but Hannah Montana is like Oscar-nominating, like it's so good,'" Brown explained.
"Hannah Montana is the best," she continued, "the film, everything. Everything about it is amazing."
Back in 2020, Brown was a guest on Cyrus' Instagram series Bright Minded, where she told Cyrus herself of the impact the Disney Channel show had on her life.
"The only way I got my American accent was by watching Hannah Montana," she told Cyrus, 29, who played the titular teen pop star on the show.
"I'm surprised you don't have a country accent!" Tennessee-born Cyrus replied while laughing.
"I was obsessed with [Hannah Montana]," Brown said. "I was actually just going through my camera roll and I saw a video of me in a cowboy hat and I was learning ['Hoedown Throwdown']. Full-on knew every single dance move."
"I wanted your job," she told Cyrus. "I didn't know how to get your job but I was like, 'I want to be like Hannah Montana. I don't know how to do it.' "
"And then I realized it was an actual job," Brown noted. "And I was like, 'Oh, I want to do that, that sounds fun!' I didn't even know you could get money for it. I was like, 'I'll do it for free!' "
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Also on Friday, Fallon asked if there were any other impressions she's learned by watching TV.
"Yeah, I like to see characters and then I just do the accent," Brown shared. "As long as I've watched it for long enough, I can kind of get it to somewhat of a T."
"I was in the hotel lobby the other day and they were like, 'Miss Brown, we have to run your card again,' and I was like [in Anna Delvey's accent] 'Run it again! It must be your system! Why do you look poor?'" said Brown.
After saying a line as Schnapp's character Will, Brown embodied Ryder, saying, "Come on, baby, I am here. I am coming to find you, honey."
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