Sad news for Shum fans. Speculation had been rife that the Costa Rican actor best known for his roles in Glee, Step Up 2: The Streets or Shadowhunters, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 39, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 25/01/2022 : 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-dancer 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 Monday evening, #ThankYouHarry 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.
“Harry Shum, Jr. was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouHarry”
— @universalObserver, 24 Jan 2022
“I thought Harry Shum, Jr. retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 24 Jan 2022
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