Actress and former child star Amanda Bynes, 24, says she is retiring from acting, according to her Twitter posts.Â
Bynes was 10 years old when she started on the Nickelodeon show â€œAll That.â€Â SheÂ then got her own series, â€œThe Amanda Show.â€
Bynes made her announcement about quitting acting on Saturday via Twitter (read her recent posts below).
“Being an actress isn’t as fun as it may seem,” Bynes “tweeted.”Â “If I don’t love something anymore, I stop doing it. I don’t love acting anymore, so I’ve stopped doing it.”
“I’ve never written the movies & tv shows I’ve been a part of. I’ve only acted like the characters the producers or directors wanted me to play.”
Aside from her Nickelodeon shows, BynesÂ starred as a teenager on the TV show “What I Like About You” with Jennie Garth.Â She has also starred in such movies as “What A Girl Wants” and “Hairspray.”Â
Bynes hasn’t said what her future plans are, but she willÂ make her final big-screen appearance this September in the high-school comedy, â€œEasy A.â€
Here are the following recent “tweets” from Amanda Bynes regarding her acting career (www.twitter.com/chicky):
I know 24 is a young age to retire but you heard it here first I’ve #retired 6:50 AM Jun 19th via web
I don’t love acting anymore so I’ve stopped doing it 6:48 AM Jun 19th via web
If I don’t love something anymore I stop doing it 6:47 AM Jun 19th via web
Being an actress isn’t as fun as it may seem 5:59 AM Jun 19th via web
I’ve never written the movies & tv shows I’ve been apart of I’ve only acted like the characters the producers or directors wanted me to play 5:58 AM Jun 19th via web
What do you think about the end of Amanda’s acting career? Do you care? Do you think this is just a publicity stunt? If you are a fan, what was your favorite movie, TV show, role, etc., of Amanda’s? Sound off below!