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'Just stay home’: Netizens quash Tom Holland’s Balinese daydream

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, April 2, 2020  /  03:56 pm
'Just stay home’: Netizens quash Tom Holland’s Balinese daydream

On April 1, British actor Tom Holland posted a photo on his Instagram account with a caption saying he wanted to return to Bali. (

Indonesians flocked to the Instagram account of British actor Tom Holland after the Spider-Man star posted a photo with a playful caption that read, “Guys, I’m bored. I think we should go back to Bali.”


Guys I’m bored. I think we should go back to Bali

A post shared by Tom Holland (@tomholland2013) on

In the picture, Holland is relaxing in a gazebo wearing a black shirt and track pants.

Netizens quickly responded to the actor’s comment, recommending that he stay home to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Just stay at home, banyakkin tajahud [perform night prayers more often],” wrote Instagram user @kaizariyah_.

“Spider-Man: Stay at home,” wrote user @atika_yuliana, referencing Holland’s 2019 superhero film, Spider-Man: Far from Home.

Others took a different course and encouraged him to visit other provinces in Indonesia.

“Please travel to Palu [in Central Sulawesi]. We could eat sayur kelor [moringa soup] together,” wrote @ainunlstari.

“You should travel to Makassar [in South Sulawesi],” added user @kylorenghijau. “We have coto [Makassar beef soup], konro [a rib dish]. If you want to swim, we have beaches: Bira and Akkarena beach. You won’t regret it.”

“Tangerang [Banten] may be suitable for you,” wrote @eccapet_.

Other netizens, however, seemed eager to welcome him in Bali.

“Let’s meet up there,” wrote @elisabethputrisht.

“Take me there as well. I’m also bored,” added @meuthyahelena1.

“I’ll be waiting for you in Bali, babe,” user @chuzz_oktavia wrote.

In May 2019, He and Dutch-Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, flew to the island to promote the franchise’s movies, including Spider-Man: Far From Home. Holland was said to be impressed by his visit to the resort island. (wir/wng)

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