“Just remember that it’s a relay; we can all share the baton,” wrote Sophia Bush. “You’re not alone.
Celebrities have joined thousands of Twitter users in showing their support for a UK man who was struggling with his mental health.
On Friday, Edmund O’Leary, whose Twitter bio states that he has a “strong interest in mental health issues,” wrote, “I am not ok. Feeling rock bottom. Please take a few seconds to say hello if you see this tweet. Thank you.”
I am not ok. Feeling rock bottom. Please take a few seconds to say hello if you see this tweet. Thank you.
“Stay strong mate,” tweeted “Vampire Diaries” star Joseph Morgan.
Many people sent sweet photos and videos of animals to cheer O’Leary up. Actresses Kristen Johnson and Patti Murin shared pics of their dogs, while CNN host Jake Tapper tweeted a video of a cute kitten he adopted for his mom.
Users also shared photos of beautiful sunsets, breathtaking nature shots and even pics of their adorable children.
O’Leary, who became a trending topic on Twitter Friday night, expressed his thanks in reply to several of the people who shared their support and also retweeted a handful of tweets he received.
At the time this story was published, O’Leary’s tweet had received over 80,000 responses.
See how celebrities, politicians and other users rallied behind O’Leary in the tweets below.
Hello Edmund! We don’t know each other, but I know that so so so many people are feeling heavy right now. The toll of this year is immense. Just remember that it’s a relay; we can all share the baton. You’re not alone. Better days are coming. You deserve to see them. Sending ♥️
Hello Edmund , I wanted to send you all my love & remind you that you are not alone.There are thousands, millions of us who are thinking of you right now and if you feel down do not hesitate to reach out to us, to me. Hope to hear from you soon. You are loved, you are not alone❤️