Tom Holland Says He’s Taking a Break From Social Media Because It’s ‘Detrimental’
Tom Holland announced on Instagram that he is staying away from social media for the sake of his mental health and encouraged his followers to share his message. The Spiderman the star deleted her Instagram in the past, but always comes back to have the account. Many celebrities don’t run their own social networks, but Holland clearly has some of his posts.
“I got caught up in and spiraled into reading stuff about me online and it ended up being very detrimental to my mental state, so I decided to take a step back and delete the app,” said Holland. explained in a three-minute clip.
Holland runs a charity called The Brothers Trust, which supports an app called Stem4, designed to help young people take care of their mental health. He advocates for apps while talking about his own issues.
“There is a terrible stigma against mental health and I know that asking for help and seeking help is not something we should be ashamed of, but it is easier said than done,” Holland said. . “So hopefully these apps can be your first step towards becoming happier and healthier.”
He also wrote in the caption, “Take the time to watch my video and if you feel like sharing it with anyone it might resonate with – it will be greatly appreciated. “.
The actor is dating his co-star, Zendaya, who has also talked about the unhealthy relationship on social media, though she’s mostly focused on fans encouraging her to back off when necessary, needs.
“Allowed in [social media] would make me nervous, or I would start thinking a little too much,” she said People in an interview. “[My fans] want me… to be happy and to survive beyond social media”.
Aimée Lutkin is the weekend editor at ELLE.com. Her writing has appeared in Jezebel, Glamor, Marie Claire and more. Her first book, lonely hunter, will be released by Dial Press in February 2022.