Sad news for Blanchett fans. Speculation had been rife that the Australian actress best known for her roles in Carol, Blue Jasmine, The Aviator or Elizabeth, is about to announce her retirement from acting, at age 52, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 20/06/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actress isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actress 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 Saturday evening, #ThankYouCate 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.
“Cate Blanchett was unlike any other actress we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouCate”
— @universalObserver, 19 Jun 2021
“I thought Cate Blanchett retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 19 Jun 2021
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