Sad news for Rashād fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actress best known for her role on the television series The Cosby Show, is about to announce her retirement from acting, at age 72, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 17/01/2021 : 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-singer 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 Saturday evening, #ThankYouPhylicia 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.
“Phylicia Rashād was unlike any other actress we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouPhylicia”
— @universalObserver, 16 Jan 2021
“Didn't Phylicia Rashād retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 16 Jan 2021
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