Demetrius Shipp Jr. to announce shock retirement from acting?

Shipp created a stir on Thursday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Shipp fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actor best known for his role in All Eyez on Me, will announce his retirement from acting, at age 31, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 23/10/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being an actor isn't fun anymore

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


For a little while on Thursday evening, #ThankYouDemetrius 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 him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouDemetrius.”
— @DesireePlum, 22 Oct 2020
“I thought Demetrius Shipp Jr. retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 22 Oct 2020

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