British actor Charlie Heaton, a.ok.a. Jonathan Byers in Netflix’s Stranger Issues, has issued an announcement after being reportedly detained and barred entry to the U.S. final week.
Heaton was compelled to fly again from Los Angeles, the place he was as a result of attend the Stranger Issues 2 premiere, to London after a drug-sniffing canine reportedly detected one thing on his baggage, which turned out to be “a small quantity of cocaine,” in line with the Associated Press.
In an announcement to Deadline, Heaton factors out that he wasn’t arrested or charged however mentioned there was a problem at U.S. immigration. He apologised to followers and colleagues for lacking the premiere:
My deliberate journey to the U.S. final week was affected by a problem at U.S. immigration, and I’m working to rectify it as quickly as attainable. I do wish to make clear that I used to be not arrested or charged with against the law, and cooperated totally with the U.S. officers at LAX. I’m sorry to all of the followers and my Stranger Issues household for lacking the premiere. We’re all so happy with this season and I’d by no means need this story to negatively impression the present.