Jet Li to announce shock retirement from acting?

Li created a stir on Tuesday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Li fans. Speculation had been rife that the Chinese actor best known for his roles in The Expendables or Romeo Must Die, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 59, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 10/08/2022 : 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 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 Tuesday evening, #ThankYouJet 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.

“Jet Li was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouJet”
— @universalObserver, 9 Aug 2022
“Didn't Jet Li retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 9 Aug 2022

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