Sesame Street character Elmo has delivered a message to followers after being inundated with individuals saying they’re battling life – with even US President Joe Biden becoming a member of within the dialog.
It comes after the pink Muppet posted on X on Monday: “Elmo is just checking in! How is everybody doing?”
More than 13,000 individuals wrote again – with the responses displaying that many had been discovering issues tough.
“Every morning, I cannot wait to go back to sleep. Every Monday, I cannot wait for Friday to come. Every single day and every single week for life,” mentioned one reply with 38,000 likes.
“I’m at my lowest. Thanks for asking,” wrote one follower, whereas one other posted bluntly: “Elmo I just got laid off.”
However, a number of the posts additionally seemed to be tongue-in-cheek.
The youngsters’s character – who has greater than 500,000 followers on X – appeared shocked by the candid responses and has since posted a supportive message for followers.
He wrote: “Wow! Elmo is glad he asked!
“Elmo discovered that it is very important ask a pal how they’re doing. Elmo will examine in once more quickly, buddies! Elmo loves you. #EmotionalWellBeing.”
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On Wednesday Mr Biden additionally chipped in, by way of a put up on his @POTUS account.
He wrote: “I know how hard it is some days to sweep the clouds away and get to sunnier days.
“Our pal Elmo is correct: We should be there for one another, provide our assist to a neighbour in want, and above all else, ask for assist once we want it.
“Even though it’s hard, you’re never alone.”
Other organisations to supply supportive replies to Elmo on the social community website embody the United Nations and US area company NASA.