Jared Padalecki is not alone in coming forward, but he has most effectively used social media to support his campaign.
the same time, he doesn’t want to be seen as the leader of a movement.
“I’m just a part of this, not the head of it. I’m happy to be one of the
public faces of it, but I don’t stand alone up here.”
showed their solidarity with the actor earlier this month at San Diego
Comic-Con, and Padalecki hopes he can return the favor. “For those who
don’t have millions of Twitter followers who have your back, I’ve got
“I still deal with anxiety
on a daily basis,” Padelecki said. “A lot of artists are emotional
beings, but we have to behave like, ‘Hey I’m great, I’m living the
life!’ That’s what we think the audience wants.”
to the young actor, “life and art are about being there for someone and
someone being there for you. For me, life is about deeper meaning. I’ve
always tended towards honesty and being forthright. I’ve been lucky
that anytime I’ve been honest, I’ve been approached with sincerity.”
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