Sad news for De Niro fans. Speculation had been rife that the American actor best known for his roles in Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, The Godfather Part II or Mean Streets, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 77, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 05/08/2021 : 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-director-producer 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 Wednesday evening, #ThankYouRobert 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.
“Robert De Niro was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouRobert”
— @universalObserver, 4 Aug 2021
“Didn't Robert De Niro retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 4 Aug 2021
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