Melissa McCarthy to announce shock retirement from acting?

McCarthy created a stir on Sunday when rumors have surfaced that her career was over.

Sad news for McCarthy fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actress best known for her roles in Ghostbusters or Bridesmaids, will announce her retirement from acting, at age 50, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 19/04/2021 : 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 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 Sunday evening, #ThankYouMelissa 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.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouMelissa.”
— @DesireePlum, 18 Apr 2021
“McCarthy wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 18 Apr 2021

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