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14 Actors Who Quit Hollywood (and Whether or Not They Actually Stuck to Their Decisions)

People Logo By Diana Pearl of People | Slide 1 of 14: In September 2019, the Empire actor announced that he is "done" with acting. When the final season of the hit show ends, so will Howard's time in Hollywood, he told Extra's correspondent Cheslie Kryst.

Kryst asked Howard about his plans once the show is over,  “What do you think will happen with your career? What do you see yourself doing going forward?” Terrence responded, “Oh, I’m done with acting. I’m done pretending.”

Kryst then asked Howard if he would be making a pivot to philanthropy, to which he replied, "No, not philanthropy; I’m just focusing on bringing truth to the world."

We'll see if Howard's decision to leave Hollywood sticks!

Terrence Howard

In September 2019, the Empire actor announced that he is "done" with acting. When the final season of the hit show ends, so will Howard's time in Hollywood, he told Extra's correspondent Cheslie Kryst. Kryst asked Howard about his plans once the show is over,  “What do you think will happen with your career? What do you see yourself doing going forward?” Terrence responded, “Oh, I’m done with acting. I’m done pretending.” Kryst then asked Howard if he would be making a pivot to philanthropy, to which he replied, "No, not philanthropy; I’m just focusing on bringing truth to the world." We'll see if Howard's decision to leave Hollywood sticks!
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