Toni Basil to announce shock retirement from music?

Basil created a stir on Tuesday when rumors have surfaced that her career was over.

Sad news for Basil fans. Speculation had been rife that the American singer best known for her hit song Mickey, will announce her retirement from music, at age 77, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 21/04/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a singer isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a singer-songwriter-actress-dancer just isn't fun anymore,” she might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that she may branch out into other creative fields she is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Tuesday evening, #ThankYouToni 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 her make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouToni.”
— @DesireePlum, 20 Apr 2021
“Didn't Toni Basil retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 20 Apr 2021

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