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Blind Item Revealed — Cameron Diaz

This A-list actress has basically retired at this point. She has no incentive or want to work. The scripts and the offers are coming, but she’s turning them all down.

Who is she?

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Cameron Diaz

Blind Item Posting: 06/11/15

The Story: Cameron Diaz, 45, Has Retired

Popular Guesses: Keira Knightley / Sandra Bullock / Cameron Diaz

It took almost three years after I posted this for the story to finally be confirmed, but Cameron Diaz quietly retired from acting in 2014 after the release of the box office flop, Annie.

I was told by a very reliable source that Diaz was receiving scripts and offers on a regular basis in late 2015, but was turning them down, citing no interest. At no point did Diaz officially tell anyone that she was retired and, despite not accepting any offers, has still retained an agent (Nick Styne at CAA) and a manager (Rick Yorn at the Firm) for the past four years.

Diaz’s close friend and The Sweetest Thing co-star Selma Blair confirmed last week that the Something About Mary star has officially quit the industry, however. Speaking at the Oscar’s Vanity Fair pre-party in LA, Blair said: ‘I had lunch with Cameron the other day, we were reminiscing about the film. I would have liked to do a sequel but Cameron’s retired from acting, she’s like “I’m done”.

Diaz married Benji Madden in early 2015.

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19 Comments »

  1. People thought Cameron was annoying as the go to female lead in raunchy comedies until Amy Schumer replaced her.

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  2. “At no point did Diaz officially tell anyone that she was retired and, despite not accepting any offers, has still retained an agent (Nick Styne at CAA) and a manager (Rick Yorn at the Firm) for the past four years.”

    Very interesting.

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  3. This explains why her performances in Sex Tape and Annie felt so phoned in… She probably had already checked out of the career already.

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  4. How did the formerly omnipresent Cameron Diaz retire without any fanfare or ballyhoo? Truly remarkable and suggests that celebrities truly can avoid the spotlight if they wish.

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