Tom Holland returned to Instagram only to reveal he was taking a hiatus from social media to focus on his mental health. of Spider-Man: No Way Home The star had been absent from the digital platforms and returned to make some important announcements.
Holland shared a video on his official Instagram account and said he struggled for about an hour trying to find the words to use.
“I took a break from social media for my mental health because I find Instagram and Twitter too stimulating, too overwhelming,” he said in his first announcement. “I get caught up and spiraled when I read things about me online and ultimately, it’s very damaging to my mental state. So I decided to take a step back and delete the app.”
His “brief return to Instagram” was to raise awareness of the charity stem4, an education program that helps young children manage their mental health.
“There’s a terrible stigma against mental health and I know that asking for help and asking for help is not something to be ashamed of, but it’s something that’s a lot easier said than done,” he added. .
Holland said he’s tried all four apps in the program and they’ve been “fantastic” and “really helpful.”
Before ending the video, the actor said he was “going to disappear from Instagram again” and added: “Thank you for your love and support. I love you all and I will talk to you soon.”