Sad news for Pérusse fans. Speculation had been rife that the creator of Les 2 minutes du peuple is about to announce his retirement from comedy, at age 58, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 25/04/2019 : 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 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 Wednesday evening, #ThankYouFrançois 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.
“François Pérusse was unlike any other comedian we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouFrançois”
— @universalObserver, 24 Apr 2019
“Didn't François Pérusse retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 24 Apr 2019
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