Éric Métayer to announce shock retirement from comedy?

Métayer created a stir on Friday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Métayer fans. Speculation had been rife that the French comedian is about to announce his retirement from comedy, at age 65, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 23/09/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a comedian isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a comedian-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 Friday evening, #ThankYouÉric 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.

“Éric Métayer was unlike any other comedian we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouÉric”
— @universalObserver, 22 Sep 2023
“Didn't Éric Métayer retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 22 Sep 2023

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