Amanda Bynes Retires From Acting At 24

Amanda Bynes is taking herself out of show business, announcing via Twitter that she has quit acting.

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“Being an actress isn’t as fun as it may seem,” Bynes wrote on June 19. “If I don’t love something anymore, I stop doing it. I don’t love acting anymore, so I’ve stopped doing it.”

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The twenty-four year old has been in entertainment for half of her life, landing the Nickelodeon show “All That” when she was ten.

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After getting her own show “The Amanda Show,” she starred in a string of films including Hairspray, She’s The Man, and What A Girl Wants. Her last film will be the comedy Easy A starring Emma Stone.

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She followed up her news with a note to her dad: “I know 24 is a young age to retire but you heard it here first I’ve retired… I wanna thank my dad for his words of wisdom!!!! ‘the truth will set you free’ one of his phrases I will never forget!!!!”

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In 2007, Bynes was on the Forbes list as the 5th highest paid celebrity under 21. She earned $2.5 million.

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