Sad news for Guignot fans. Speculation had been rife that the French actress best known for her roles in Manon of the Spring or Jean de Florette, is about to announce her retirement from acting, at age 78, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 10/07/2020 : 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 Thursday evening, #ThankYouÉlisabeth 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.
“Élisabeth Guignot was unlike any other actress we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouÉlisabeth”
— @universalObserver, 9 Jul 2020
“I thought Élisabeth Guignot retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 9 Jul 2020
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