Followers of Tom Holland have accused Amy Schumer of mocking the actor’s current choice to take a break from social media for his psychological well being.
However the comic claims she wasn’t “shading Spider-Man” along with her personal “important mental health announcement.”
On Sunday, the “Life & Beth” star shared a video on Instagram jokingly vowing to “do more social media” to guard her psychological well being. Schumer posted the clip a day after Holland uploaded an analogous however honest video asserting his social-media hiatus and inspiring his followers to donate to a charity targeted on psychological well being.
“I find that looking at my phone for eight and a half hours a day is helping me, and it’s helping this pimple patch and this breakout,” Schumer says within the clip.
“Being in my 40s, it’s actually really good for me to watch all of ‘Love Island’ and all of the ‘Bachelors’ — whether in paradise or just normal mansions. So you’ll be seeing a lot more of me on social media just for my physical and mental wellbeing.”
On Twitter, some criticized Schumer for allegedly making enjoyable of Holland for being open about his psychological well being journey.
“Amy Schumer? You mocking a person raising awareness and providing tools for young people to deal with their mental health is precisely the reason why Tom Holland stays away from toxic social media,” tweeted @Maracev. “Thank you for proving his point.”
“THIS IS WHY MENTAL HEALTH ISNT TAKEN SERIOUSLY BECAUSE STUPID PEOPLE WANT TO BUTT IN AND CRACK JOKES WHEN ITS NOT A FUNNY SITUATION,” tweeted @nwhpeters. “amy schumer keep your irrelevant self away from tom holland.”
In line with E! Information, Schumer responded to the backlash Tuesday in an Instagram Story that has since expired. In a quick assertion, the comedian clarified that she was truly making enjoyable of herself — not the “Spider-Man” star — and acknowledged that “of course social media is toxic.”
After just lately preserving a low profile on Twitter and Instagram, Holland defined over the weekend that he finds social media “to be overstimulating” and “overwhelming.”
“I get caught up, and I spiral when I read things about me online, and ultimately, it’s very detrimental to my mental state,” he continued. “So I decided to take a step back and delete the [Instagram] app.”