- Henry Cavill shared a lengthy letter via Instagram pushing back on “speculation” about his life.
- Cavill asked fans to stop making “negative assumptions” about his personal and professional life.
- The letter accompanied a photo of Cavill with his girlfriend, Natalie Viscuso.
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Henry Cavill wants fans to stop speculating about his personal life.
“Dear fans and followers, I wanted to make a wee community announcement,” Cavill, 38, wrote. “I couldn’t help but notice that there has been some social animosity of late. It’s becoming increasingly prevalent on my feed. There has been lots of, let’s call it speculation for now, about my private life and professional partnerships.”
Cavill didn’t specify what “speculation” he’s referring to, but as Today reported, it might be related to fans speculating over the status of his relationship with Viscuso. The new couple was first romantically linked in April after photos of them walking and holding hands surfaced.
“Now, while I do appreciate the passion and support by those very people who are ‘speculating,’ It has come to such a point that I needed to say something, which in itself, is a bad thing,” Cavill wrote.
Cavill acknowledged that it can be “fun to speculate,” but any gossiper’s “passion is misplaced.”
“So, to you out there who are expressing your disdain and showing your displeasure through a surprising variety of ways, it’s time to stop,” the “Enola Holmes” actor wrote. “I know it can be fun to speculate, to gossip, and to dive into our own personal echo chambers on the internet, but your ‘passion’ is misplaced, and it causes harm to the people I care about most.”
He added: “Even your most conservative of negative assumptions about both my personal and professional life just aren’t true. Let’s embrace this age of social enlightenment together, and move forward with positivity.”
Cavill finished off his message by declaring his love for Viscuso and encouraged fans to choose happiness.
“I am very happy in love, and in life. I’d be enormously grateful if you were happy with me,” wrote Cavill. “If you can’t bring yourself to be happy with me, then at the very least try to do yourself proud and be the best version of yourself.”
Cavill first went public with Viscuso in April after posting a picture of them playing chess.
“This is me looking quietly confident shortly before my beautiful and brilliant love Natalie, destroys me at chess,” he wrote.