As we pause to give thanks for the upcoming new Gilmore Girls episodes, we’re also showing some love for Jared Padelecki (Dean Forester) as Supernatural plods into its eleventh(!) season and he provides a glimpse into a seldom publicized side of celebrity life.
On Monday Jared posted a two-minute video message on Facebook, the peculiarly staged conversation showing him Skyping from Vancouver where he films for nine months of the year. He talks with Genevieve, Thomas and Shepherd – his wife and two boys – who are back in Austin.
Check the video out here: https://www.facebook.com/JaredPadalecki/videos/466160546922879/
Although it is sponsored by the juice company Minute Maid, it is not crazy upbeat and nor should it be considering Jared revealed his battle with depression earlier this year. In fact some of it is downright sad:
Jared: She’ll look me in the eye over however many hundreds or thousands-plus miles and reminds me that she’s making sacrifices… she helps me feel better and understand that I’m doing what I need to be doing.
And while he stares epically out over the harbour with his glass of OJ, he shares a relevant message for many of us in our day to day lives:
Jared: We all have self doubt – but in reality, we’re doing a good job. We’re doing better than we think we are.
Particularly poinient in this week of Thanksgiving, I’ll forgive the weirdness of the infomercial and go with it. Happy Thanksgiving y’all State-side and keep yourselves safe during those treacherous Black Friday stampedes.
How are you having your turkey this year?
1) Mrs. Kim Tofurkey Buffet-style
2) Deep-Fried Jackson-style
3) Homestyle with Yams Luke-style
4) Having someone else cook and carve it for you, Gilmore-style?
Also is anyone else suddenly craving epic juice?
Pic c/o Jared Padalecki #doingood minute maid