The creators of Stranger Things, Matt and Ross Duffer, have apologized to a former employee of the series. The woman accused them earlier this week of verbal violence against women on the set. 


Peyton Brown wrote on her Instagram that she no longer wanted to be part of the third season of the popular Netflix series, because several female employees on the set would have been victims of the verbal violence of the Duffer brothers. 

“There were shouts and insults were called in. People were threatened by them and even dismissed or forced to leave”, according to the former employee. 

Although Brown did not name the directors in her message by name, she confirmed in an answer to one of her followers that it was the brothers in question. 

In a statement to E! News says Matt and Ross Duffer are very shocked by the fact that someone has felt uncomfortable on their set.

Stress factor

“Because of the highstress factor that we can sometimes feel during the recordings, we can indeed lose our mood sometimes, and we want to apologize for that.”

The duo continues: “We want to let you know that we strongly believe that everyone on the set will be treated equally, regardless of their gender, orientation, race and religion, and we constantly strive for a safe and open working environment for all people who work with us. productions “, according to the Duffer brothers. 

In a reaction, Netflix said that they had investigated the accusation and could not find any evidence of wrongdoing by the directors.