Sad news for Key fans. Speculation had been rife that the creator of Key & Peele is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 49, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 03/08/2020 : 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-comedian-author-producer 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 Sunday evening, #ThankYouKeegan-Michael 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.
“Keegan-Michael Key was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouKeegan-Michael”
— @universalObserver, 2 Aug 2020
“I thought Keegan-Michael Key retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 2 Aug 2020
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