Stranger Things' Barb is Back – with Cake! – and the Kids Tell All
Stranger Things actress Shannon Purser told Chelsea Handler she didn't think anyone "would care" about her character, Barb
Barb has returned from the Upside Down with baked goods in tow.
While Millie Bobby Brown, Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo chatted with Chelsea Handler, Purser came out. The 19-year-old carried with her a birthday cake, crafted for Matarazzo’s 13th birthday on Thursday.
“[This was my] very, very first acting gig ever,” Purser told Handler of Stranger Things. “It was absolutely amazing. It was totally unexpected.”
Especially surprising was Barb’s online popularity with fans: “Suddenly it blew up and people were tweeting about Barb. I didn’t think anybody would care and they did.”
Purser’s role also came up during Matarazzo, McLaughlin and Brown’s PEOPLE Now sit-down with fellow cast mate Noah Schnapp.
Answering a series of rapid fire questions, Brown teased of Barb’s season 2 status, “She’s getting her own spin-off.”
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In fact, Purser is headed out of Hawkins to Riverdale to portray Ethel Muggs in The CW’s new, live-action take on the Archie comics.
Other questionable season two returns? Brown joked to PEOPLE Now of her character Eleven: “She flew to L.A., got a mansion, got a great husband and lived her life.”
Stranger Things season 1 is currently streaming on Netflix.