Jensen Ackles gave Supernatural fans an update on co-star Jared Padalecki, who had been involved in a car accident.
Fans quickly took to social media to express their well wishes for the actor and are hoping for a speedy recovery.
“I don’t know if you guys know what’s going on,” said Ackles to a crowd of fans. He prefaced that Padalecki had been okay with him sharing the information beforehand.
“He was in a very bad car accident,” said Ackles to the shock of many in the crowd. He added that Padalecki had been in the passenger seat at the time.
“He’s lucky to be alive and not only that, he’s home recovering. The fact that he’s not in the hospital right now is blowing my mind.”
Ackles confirmed there were no fatalities in the crash and that Padalecki is “moving around” and will “be back very soon.”
The hashtags #WeLoveYouJaredPadalecki and #GetWellSoonJared trended on Twitter.
“I hope everything is okay with you @jarpad,” wrote one user.
“you mean so much to me and to so many other people. thank you for sharing your beautiful soul with the world. sending you so much love #WeLoveYouJaredPadalecki,” wrote another.
Padalecki and Ackles are known for portraying brothers Sam and Dean Winchester in the CW series Supernatural, which ran for 15 seasons.
The series follows the two brothers as they hunt ghosts, demons, monsters and other supernatural beings.
This story originally appeared on The Sun and has been reproduced here with permission.