Sad news for Richard fans. Speculation had been rife that Tall Blond Man is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 86, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 17/01/2021 : 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 Saturday evening, #ThankYouPierre 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.
“Pierre Richard was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouPierre”
— @universalObserver, 16 Jan 2021
“I thought Pierre Richard retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 16 Jan 2021
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