Jared Padalecki Cancels Appearances After Cryptic Tweets: “I Need All the Love I Can Get Right Now”

Jared Padalecki
Supernatural star Jared Padalecki cancelled several appearances and tweeted some cryptic messages on May 15.  Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Jared Padalecki's tweets on Friday, May 15 raised some concern amongst fans of the Supernatural actor. The Gilmore Girls alum, 32, started by announcing that he would be unable to attend several upcoming appearances. 

"Dear #JIBCON and #AHBL6. I am in desperate and urgent need of my family. I am so sorry to tell you this but I must head home," he wrote. 

Moments later, the CW star reached out to his fans, asking for their support during what seemed to be a very difficult time for the star. 

"I need all of the love I can get right now. Please please give me a few seconds of your time and write me. #AlwaysKeepFighting," he added. 

These tweets come just months after Padalecki's interview with Variety, in which he opened up about his struggles with depression. 

"I, in the past, have had my own struggles of not [being] so happy with where I am in life, which is strange and I think it goes to show… Maybe a lot of people don’t know this, but season three [of Supernatural], we were shooting an episode, and I went back to my trailer to get changed and just kind of broke down," he told Variety in March. "A doctor came to set and talked to me for about 30 minutes or 45 minutes and said, 'Jared, I think you're clinically depressed. I think I should write you a note and we can shut down production for five days and then we can take it from there.'"

Padalecki was 25 at the time and since then has worked with charities helping those battling depression. 

"I say constantly that there’s no shame in dealing with these things," said the star, who explained that he began to feel better after taking a step back and taking a break. "There's no shame in having to fight every day, but fighting every day, and presumably, if you're still alive to hear these words or read this interview, then you are winning your war. You're here." 

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