Tom Holland, 26, says in a new post that he believes social media is bad for his mental health.
I end up spiraling when I read things about myself online. In the end, it’s very bad for my mental health, says Tom Holland in a new video on Instagram.
The actor, who plays Spider-Man, has been absent from social media in recent weeks.
Holland explained that he finds platforms like Twitter and Instagram both motivating and charming.
– So I decided to back out and delete the app.
He took to Instagram only to share the decision with his fans, saying he remains offline to take care of himself.
In the video, the actor says he thinks there is a terrible stigma around mental health.
Asking for help and asking for help isn’t something to be ashamed of, but it’s something easier said than done, he says.
In the video, Holland shares several mental health apps that he also uses.
The post has caused reactions among many.
“I love you, man,” pop star Justin Bieber commented.
Fans wrote that they are grateful that he shares about his situation and that they understand why he would like to retire.
“Thank you so much for spreading awareness about mental health.” One fan writes in the comments section.
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