Amy Schumer has denied that she was “shading” Tom Holland when she created a video poking enjoyable at her psychological well being and social media utilization after followers accused her of mocking the actor’s announcement that he could be taking a break from the platforms.
This week, the Spider-Man: Homecoming star revealed that he could be taking a step again from social media to prioritise his psychological well being, with Holland telling his followers he had deleted the apps from his telephone.
“I find Instagram and Twitter to be overstimulating, to be overwhelming,” the 26 12 months previous defined in a video posted to Instagram. “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.”
Just a day later, Schumer shared her personal video about psychological well being and social media utilization to the platform, the place she joked that she could be doing “more social media” for her psychological wellbeing.
“Hey y’all. I’ve decided, for my own mental health, to do more social media. 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. And 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,” Schumer stated.
The comic concluded the video including: “So you’ll be seeing a lot more of me on social media, just for my physical and mental wellbeing.”
The 41-year-old’s submit prompted blended responses from her followers and followers, with some discovering humour within the video whereas others urged that Schumer had made the video in response to Holland’s personal video about psychological well being.
“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. Thank you for proving his point,” one particular person tweeted.
Another requested: “Is Amy Schumer’s video on IG in response/making fun of Tom Holland’s? Because it’s not funny.”
“Are you not ashamed of yourself? Tom has talked about his struggle, was vulnerable, then he showed his support for [an] organisation that helps the younger generation to improve their mental health and all you do is make fun of it? @amyschumer disgusting,” another person wrote.
The backlash over her video prompted a response from the comic, who clarified in a submit shared to her Instagram Stories that she was not referring to Holland when she made the clip.
“Not shading Spider-Man. Making fun of myself. Of course social media is toxic,” Schumer wrote on her Instagram Stories on Tuesday together with a spider emoji.
In Holland’s video, shared on 13 August, the actor used the chance to discuss the teenage psychological well being charity Stem4, which he sponsors, earlier than thanking those that took the time to pay attention.
“So again thank you for listening. I’m going to disappear from Instagram again,” he stated. “And to everyone out there thanks for your love and support. I love you all, and I’ll speak to you soon.”