On Saturday, Tom Holland announced he’s taking a break from social media via Instagram video.

The Spider Man: No Way Home star said he finds popular online platforms “overstimulating” and he needs some time off.

The actor has already been pretty quiet on socials recently, and he explained his absence in the video.

“I’ve taken a break from social media for my mental health because I find Instagram and Twitter to be overstimulating, to be overwhelming,” he shared. “I get caught up and I spiral when I read 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.”

Holland only returned to social media over the weekend to talk about a mental health initiative, stem4. The charity offers free apps to help teenagers who are struggling, and Holland’s own charity, The Brothers Trust, is supporting them.

“There is an awful stigma against mental health and I know that asking for help and seeking help isn’t something that we should be ashamed of but it is something that is much easier said than done,” Holland said.

The actor captioned his post, “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… Love to you all, and let’s keep talking about mental health❤️”.

Celebrities like Justin Bieber took to the comments to support Holland. “Love you man❤️,” the Peaches singer wrote.

Holland’s had even more eyes than usual on his socials since he and his costar-turned-girlfriend, Zendaya, went Instagram official.

Last June, the Euphoria star posted a birthday tribute for Holland and wrote, “Happiest of birthdays to the one who makes me the happiest.” The post has 25.1 million likes and 221 thousand comments.

Back in 2021, the actor opened up him and Zendaya being “robbed of privacy.”

“One of the downsides of our fame is that privacy isn’t really in our control anymore,” he shared, “and a moment that you think is between two people that love each other very much is now a moment that is shared with the entire world.”

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