Jared Padalecki has broken his silence following his arrest at the end of October.
The Supernatural actor was arrested on October 27 and charged with two counts of assault and one count of public intoxication after it was alleged that he struck two people at a bar in Austin, TX.
In a statement posted on Twitter, Padalecki said, “I want to sincerely thank my family and friends for all of your love and support.”
He then admitted he was sad for missing this weekend’s Supernatural convention in Washington, D.C., before concluding, “I hope to see y’all soon.”
Padalecki's Supernatural co-star, Jensen Ackles, did address the incident at the convention.
“He had a bad weekend last weekend,” Ackles acknowledged to the crowd. “He’s dealing with what he has to deal with.”
The actor went on to say that when his friend returned to work last week, he escorted him in handcuffs, adding, “We’re having fun with it."
"The crew really wanted to wear orange jumpsuits, but we couldn’t get them in time.”
Padalecki reacting to his arrest on social media sparked a big response from fans on social media.
"It’s so good to hear from you. we love you so much! said one fan, adding:
"I’ll always love and support my y’all, sunshine bub. hope you’re doing well 🥰💜 love and hugs to you, sir."
"We missed you this weekend but there’s so much love for you here, always. Hope you’re doing okay," said another who sent a blue heart emoji.
"We love you ❤️ please focus on yourself and on doing what you need to do, said another fan.
Padalecki's arrest has not caused any problems for the production of the final season of Supernatural. It is moving along swimmingly, with the hit drama slated to conclude in early 2020.
The actor has already lined up his next significant TV role. He is attached to lead the cast of a Walker, Texas Ranger reboot, which is in development at The CW for next season.
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