After being absent from Instagram for 6 weeks, Tom Holland shared why he was taking a break from social media. Holland’s presence on social media became pretty regular, amassing almost 75 million combined fans on his Twitter and Instagram accounts. He’s used that presence for far greater than promoting his films as well, also acting as a huge a part of The Brother’s Trust, a charity installation by Holland’s family that helps grant budget and help to different charities in need.
But now, after a substantial decrease in posts from Holland following No Way Home’s release, the actor has shared a message updating fans about his future with social media.
Spider-Man Star Leaves Social Media
MCU big name Tom Holland took to Instagram to share that he is leaving social media, having deleted the Instagram and Twitter applications from his devices.
Holland only temporarily got here returned to share this decision in a three-minute-lengthy video, letting fans recognize that he is staying offline which will deal with his very own mental health. He additionally took time throughout the video to promote the Stem4 Teenage Mental Health Charity and The Brothers Trust, his very own charity organization, in a stance to help mental health for all.
The Spider-Man star included the following caption:
“Hello and goodbye… I have been taking a break from social media for myor my mental health, however felt compelled to come on here to talk about Stem4. Stem4 is one of the many charities The Brothers Trust is extremely proud to support – and I’d like to take a moment to shine a light on their fantastic work. Please take the time to watch my video, and should you feel inclined to share it with anyone who it may resonate with – it would be greatly appreciated. There is a link in my bio to The Brothers Trust Shop, where you can buy a t-shirt, and help us continue to help these amazing charities thrive. Love to you all, and let’s get talking about mental health”
Holland unfolded the video with the subsequent message, noting how “overstimulating” and “overwhelming” each Twitter and Instagram may be for him, which led him to leave both of them for the foreseeable future:
“Hi guys. So I’ve been trying to make this video for about an hour now, and for someone that has spent that las 13, 14 years, however long I’ve been acting…I cannot seem to say what I want to say without ‘um-ing’ and ‘ah-ing’ every 5 minutes, so I’m gonna try again. I have taken a break from social media for my mental fitness, because I find Instagram and Twitter to be overstimulating, to be overwhelming, I get caught up and I spiral when I study things about me online, and ultimately, it’s very detrimental to my mental state, so I decided to take a step back and delete the app.”
As of August 2022, Tom Holland has more fans on Instagram than any MCU big name outside of Groot actor Vin Diesel, having skyrocketed in popularity over the past half-decade. After being the main actor in the largest pop culture movie considering the fact that Avengers: Endgame, he is reached a level of fame that only a few actors reach, and it seems to have taken a toll on him.