Tom Holland is leaving social media for a while to take care of his mental health: "are overwhelming"

Tom Holland is leaving social media for a while to take care of his mental health: "are overwhelming"

Spider-Man actor leaves the webs: See the reason 0:47

(CNN) — Tom Holland decided to retire from social media to focus on his mental health.

The Spider-Man: No Way Home star, who has been absent from digital platforms for the past few weeks, made a fleeting appearance on Instagram on Sunday to announce that he is removing the Instagram and Twitter apps from his devices Has.

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Tom Holland shared that social media apps have become detrimental to his mental health.

In a three-minute video, the 26-year-old actor explained that social media apps have become “harmful” for him and he “goes into a spiral” when reading things about him online.

“I took a break from social media for my mental health reasons because I find Instagram and Twitter over-stimulating and overwhelming,” she told her 67.7 million followers.

“I get stuck and brooding when I read things about myself online. And ultimately it is very detrimental to my mental state. So I decided to walk away and delete the app,” he explained.

Holland, who is currently dating his Spider-Man: Homecoming co-star Zendaya, also used his “very, very brief” appearance as an opportunity to support California-based teen mental health charity Stem4 in the United States kingdom in the spotlight. Holland supports this initiative through its organization The Brothers Trust.

“There’s a terrible stigma against mental health and I know there’s nothing to be ashamed of asking for and seeking help,” she added.

Holland announced by telling his followers that he was “going back off Instagram”. But he thanked them for their “love and support.”

“I love you all and will speak to you soon,” he said.

Holland’s video was praised by his fans and other celebrities. Including singer Justin Bieber, who commented: “I love you”.

For his part, professional wrestler Ricochet wrote: “Man you are an inspiration to many. But what matters is your physical and mental health, so take care and come back better than ever.”