Lakeith Stanfield assures fanatics he's all right after being concerned social media posts


Lakeith Stanfield has apologised to fans after posting a series of troubling posts to his Instagram page last night.

Many followers became concerned for the Knives Out and Get Out actor’s well-being after he posted videos of him appearing to fill a pill bottle for beta-blockers with alcohol.

About Lakeith
Lakeith Lee Stanfield (born August 12, 1991), sometimes credited as Keith Stanfield, is an American actor. He made his feature film debut in the independent drama Short Term 12 (2013), an adaptation of the 2008 short film in which he had also appeared, for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He received further recognition for his roles in numerous biopics such as civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson in Selma (2014), Snoop Dogg in Straight Outta Compton (2015), and Patrick Haynes in Snowden (2016).
Stanfield also played leading and supporting roles in the critically acclaimed films Dope (2015), Get Out (2017), Sorry to Bother You (2018), Someone Great (2019), Uncut Gems (2019), Knives Out (2019), and The Photograph (2020). Since 2016, he has starred in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta.

Lakeith Stanfield assures fans he's alright after worrying social media posts

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He also posted comments including ‘I like to be by myself because i can hurt myself and no one tells me to stop or fakes like they care’, and another which read ‘Reality is boring and moves too slow and no one is trustworthy’.

Comedian and veteran social media user Patton Oswalt later appealed for any mutual friends to check in on him.

Lakeith Stanfield assures fans he's alright after worrying social media posts

“I have no way to contact Lakeith Stanfield directly. I’ve reached out to some friends we have in common. But can someone on here who knows him PLEASE reach out to him? Like RIGHT NOW? He’s posting stuff on IG that has me worried for his well-being. Thank you,” he wrote in a post to Twitter.

But now Stanfield has responded to concerns.

“I’m ok everyone I apologize for making you worry,” he wrote. “I’m ok everyone! I appreciate everyone checking in on me but I’m good. Im not harming myself. Much love [sic].”

His publicists also weighed in, replying to Oswalt: “Everyone! LaKeith is well. Thank you for the concern. We have spoken to him. The love you all have is appreciated.”

Oswalt later posted: “Just got confirmation Lakeith is okay. Sorry if I overreacted. Okay getting off Twitter for awhile. Text or DM someone you haven’t texted or DM’ed in awhile and tell them a cool memory you have about them. Good night.”

28-year-old Stanfield shot to fame playing civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson in Selma, and then Snoop Dogg in Straight Outta Compton.

He also starred in horror smash Get Out, whodunnit Knives Out and black comedy Sorry To Bother You. He’ll next be seen in Judas and the Black Messiah.

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