Sad news for O'Brien fans. Speculation had been rife that the actor best known for his role in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, will announce his retirement from acting, at age 78, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 26/10/2020 : 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-author 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, #ThankYouRichard 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.
“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouRichard.”
— @DesireePlum, 25 Oct 2020
“O'Brien wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 25 Oct 2020
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