Millie Bobby Brown Said It “Feels Unnatural” Hearing “Everyone’s Opinions” On Her And Jake Bongiovi’s Upcoming Wedding As She Explained Why She Wants To Keep It Private

Millie, 19, and Jake, 21, announced their engagement back in April following two and a half years of dating.

Back in April, Millie Bobby Brown revealed that she and her boyfriend of two and a half years, Jake Bongiovi, were engaged.

Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi stand together for a photo at a media event. Millie is wearing an embellished halter dress and Jake is wearing a suit

Sharing the news with a sweet photo on Instagram, Millie, 19, penned lyrics from Taylor Swift’s song “Lover” in the caption: “I've loved you three summers now, honey, I want 'em all.” Meanwhile, Jake — who is the 21-year-old son of Jon Bon Jovi — wrote “Forever,” alongside pictures of the couple posted to his own page.

Shortly afterwards, Millie and Jake celebrated their engagement in a private family party, which featured lavish decorations that read, “Mr & Mrs Bongiovi.”

Ever since, while Millie has given fans a glimpse at her glowing engagement ring time and again, she’s remained tight-lipped when it comes to the details of her and Jake’s upcoming wedding.

Now, sitting down with Women’s Wear Daily for an interview that was published this week, Millie explained why she and Jake are choosing to keep the specifics of their wedding plans to themselves.

The couple look at each other lovingly while standing at a red carpet event

Noting that she’s swaying toward “drawing the curtains” when it comes to her big day, Millie explained that she feels it’s important to keep the “precious moments” in life to herself.

A closeup of Millie smirking as he holds her hands of to her face and looks off to the side on the red carpet

“There are only so many moments in life that you get only once,” she began.

“And to have everyone’s opinions and eyes looking at that just feels unnatural to me,” she went on. “So I feel it’s important to keep those things, those small precious moments in life, really close to your chest.”

The couple with their arms around each other at the BAFTAs

That being said, Millie did go on to reveal that her wedding planning is well underway — and she’s finding it all super “exciting.”

Closeup of Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi

“I can say that the planning is going — it’s so fun, and it’s such an exciting time in my life,” she shared.

Millie sitting on stage while holding a microphone

Elsewhere during the interview, Millie opened up about choosing to remain private in other aspects of her life for her own “sanity.”

Closeup of Millie Bobby Brown

“I try to keep a lot of people out,” she said. “I draw the curtains because I believe in privacy for my own sanity really, just to keep people out and lock that fence.”

Closeup of Millie Bobby Brown

And speaking of her relationship with social media, Millie noted that she feels far more “positive” when she isn’t constantly using apps like Instagram, which she doesn't have downloaded onto her phone.

“I personally feel it wasn’t adding anything to my life,” she said of social media. “And I felt positive when I didn’t have it on my phone. I just felt like I could live my life with more confidence and freedom, mental freedom.”

Closeup of Millie Bobby Brown

“I just feel better for it. But that doesn’t mean that the good social media I don’t get to see: I just have a wonderful team that kind of censors it all, so that I can protect myself,” she added.

You can read Millie’s full interview with Women's Wear Daily here.

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