Sad news for Wiig fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actress best known for her roles in Ghostbusters, Friends with Kids or Bridesmaids, is about to announce her retirement from acting, at age 48, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 27/10/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actress isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actress-comedienne-author just isn't fun anymore,” she might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that she may branch out into other creative fields she is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Tuesday evening, #ThankYouKristen 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 her make the decision.
“Kristen Wiig was unlike any other actress we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouKristen”
— @universalObserver, 26 Oct 2021
“I thought Kristen Wiig retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 26 Oct 2021
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