Sad news for Turner fans. Speculation had been rife that CNN's founder will announce his retirement from business, at age 81, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 07/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a business man isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a business man 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 Thursday evening, #ThankYouTed 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 #ThankYouTed.”
— @DesireePlum, 6 Aug 2020
“Didn't Ted Turner retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 6 Aug 2020
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