Meet Hunter Echo, the TikToker who suggested that he ‘groomed’ actress Millie Bobby Brown

Hunter Ecimovic doing an apology TikTok.
TikToker Hunter Ecimovic, also known as Hunter Echo, apologized following a livestream in which he suggested he ‘groomed’ teenage actress Millie Bobby Brown. Screenshot/TikTok – @hunter.echoo
  • Hunter Echo is a TikTok star who suggested in a livestream he had “groomed” Millie Bobby Brown.
  • While his social media accounts are currently unavailable, he had 1.6 million followers on TikTok.
  • Much of his content appeared to consist of lip-sync and point-of-view videos about relationships.
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Hunter Echo, a TikToker whose social media profiles have disappeared from the internet over the course of the past week, came into prominence after suggesting in a livestream that he had “groomed” teenage actress Millie Bobby Brown in a purported relationship.

Hunter, whose real last name is Ecimovic, is a social media personality who had approximately 1.6 million followers on TikTok before his account under the handle @hunter_echoo became unavailable.

While Ecimovic was known for point-of-view skits on TikTok, he’s now best known for his rumored relationship with Brown.

Hunter Echo is a social media influencer

Ecimovic is a 21-year-old social media influencer who, prior to TikTok account deletion, had approximately 1.6 million followers, Insider previously reported. According to celebrity and influencer index website Famous Birthdays, he launched his TikTok account in October 2019, and also had approximately 130,000 followers on his Instagram account.

Compilations of his TikTok videos mostly feature lip-sync and point-of-view videos that typically deal with relationship or dating scenarios. Famous Birthdays reported that he had amassed over 33 million likes on his account.

Multiple sites including Meaww, HITC, and The Focus have reported that Ecimovic is also a model who had worked with American Eagle in the past, citing a currently unavailable highlight on his Instagram profile. American Eagle did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment to confirm whether or not Ecimovic had worked with the company in the past.

Ecimovic suggested that he “groomed” Brown in an Instagram livestream

Ecimovic appeared to speak about his rumored relationship with Millie Bobby Brown in a livestream after photos leaked on social media that showed the two embracing and kissing, Insider previously reported. The livestream itself is no longer available on Instgram, where Ecimovic originally broadcast, but was re-uploaded on other social media platforms by viewers.

During the stream, Ecimovic said that he “groomed her,” apparently referencing Brown without explicitly naming her and using a term that typically describes situations in which an adult builts trust with a child in order to manipulate and sexually abuse them. Ecimovic also alluded to performing sexual acts with Brown, who was 16 at the time in question, claimed that he had lived in her house for eight months, and said that he thought that “her mum and dad knew about everything.”

In a currently unavailable TikTok video, Ecimovic issued an apology for the livestream, saying that he shouldn’t have done it and was becoming more intoxicated over its course. In the comments of the video, Insider reported, he said “I never groomed her. I never put pressure on her to like me?” contrasting the claim he made during the livestream itself.

Brown’s representatives denied Ecimovic’s claims to TMZ, saying that his remarks are “not only dishonest, but also are irresponsible, offensive and hateful.” Representatives also said that they were taking action “to ensure that he stops this behavior once and for all.”

Ecimovic did not immediately respond to Insider’s original request for comment.

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