Abbi Jacobson to announce shock retirement from comedy?

‘Broad City’ creator created a stir on Friday when rumors have surfaced that her career was over.

Sad news for Jacobson fans. Speculation had been rife that the creator of Broad City will announce her retirement from comedy, at age 36, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 23/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a comedienne isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a comedienne-actress-author just isn't fun anymore,” she might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that she may branch out into other creative fields she is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Friday evening, #ThankYouAbbi was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made her make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouAbbi.”
— @DesireePlum, 22 Jan 2021
“I thought Abbi Jacobson retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 22 Jan 2021

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