Dr. Alex George has decided to delete Twitter to protect his mental health.
A&E Doctor, who was a competitor. Island of love In 2018, he explained that he did not deactivate his account because it was trolled, but because of ‘negative and destructive’ content on social media platforms.
Dr. Alex has now encouraged others to ‘be brave in setting boundaries’ where their mental health may be affected.
He shared on Instagram: “I have decided to delete my Twitter account. I believe we should all take the necessary steps to protect our mental well-being and be brave in setting boundaries where it affects May be.
“I did not make this decision because I was trolled. What I see on this platform is negative and destructive.
“Life is too short. Don’t be afraid to take steps to protect your mental health.
“You have that right. Social media has incredible power for good if used properly and I’m very proud of the community we have #CancelNegativity.”
His position was appreciated by his followers.
“A good decision maker,” said James McVeigh, a Vampire musician and former celebrity.
Another follower said to him: “I have done this for the same reasons!”
Someone else said: “I did it a few weeks ago. It was just full of negativity. We don’t need that kind of thing in our lives.”
And another follower agreed: “Great Alex !! We should all set boundaries for ourselves.”
Last month, Dr Alex, a young mental health ambassador appointed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, appealed to the public to be “kind” after owners of Leo Island issued a warning to viewers about comments on social media.
When she arrived on the ITV 2 show as the new bomber, she was “shocked and horrified” by the threats made against Chloe Broz.
The producers of Leo Island urged the fans to think before posting that it was revealed that Chloe had been threatened on her Instagram account.
Dr. Alex looked online to allay his concerns about his ‘negativity and hatred’ on social media.
In a statement, the A&E doctor wrote: “I am shocked and disturbed by what I have been seeing online for the last few days.
“I am saddened to see how much negativity and hatred has been online during this love affair.
“It’s hard to understand that people are sending death threats and inciting competitors to ‘kill themselves’ because they don’t like what they see on screen.”
Last July, a 30-year-old man suffered a heartbreaking loss from his 19-year-old brother’s mental health problems.
Leiler died a few weeks before starting medical school.