Sad news for Everett fans. Speculation had been rife that the British actor best known for his roles in An Ideal Husband or My Best Friend's Wedding, will announce his retirement from acting, at age 62, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 03/08/2021 : 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 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 Monday evening, #ThankYouRupert 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 #ThankYouRupert.”
— @DesireePlum, 2 Aug 2021
“Everett wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 2 Aug 2021
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