After posting a series alarming tweets, leading some to worry for his safety, actor Jared Padalecki wants his fans to know how much he appreciates their support.
The Supernatural star tweeted that he was "in desperate and urgent need" of his family after canceling several upcoming appearances.
On Sunday, Padalecki's manager gave a statement to Zap2It
, explaining that the 32-year-old actor had "pushed himself to his limits."
"Jared wanted everyone to know he loves meeting his fans around the world and was very upset at having to cancel his trips to Rome and Australia," the statement read. "Jared has pushed himself to his limits and is suffering from exhaustion. His SPN family is so important to him, and he asks that they Always Keep Fighting. At this time he needs to be home with his family."
Fans were quick to encourage Padalecki via Facebook and Twitter, sending him their thoughts and prayers.
On Monday, Padalecki responded in kind, thanking his fans for their support.