Cameron Diaz sets the record for her so-called retirement – well, so to speak!
The 45-year-old actress became the focus of a media storm earlier this month as she The Sweetest Thing Costar Selma Blair, also 45, apparently confirmed Diaz has retired from acting. But it turns out that the whole thing was a joke that came from a Entertainment Weekly interview about the comedy of 2002.
When asked if Diaz, Blair, and Christina Applegate, 46, would reunite for a sequel to the film, the three joked that they "literally do nothing" and would be ready for it.
"I mean, I'm downstairs, I literally do nothing," said Diaz, while Applegate replied that "she literally does nothing!" I'm half retired, I have not worked for years. I am a mother, we do it. So I'm here, man. That prompted Diaz, who last rebooted Annie in 1
The Message from Diaz's supposed retirement only increased when Blair said in an interview with Metro News UK in early March that her co-star and friend "retired from the acting business" Metro News UK Interview passed a month after EW spoke with the actresses for a reunion that was confirmed with HUMANS.
"I had the other lunch day with Cameron," Blair said Metro News UK. "We remembered the movie, I wanted to do a sequel, but Cameron stepped down from acting, it's like & # 39; I'm done."
Blair later gave one Explanation on her Twitter.
"Guys, I made a joke in an interview, CAMERON DIAZ does NOT withdraw from ALL, and for more breaking news: I'm going to retire NOW from Cameron Diaz," Blair joked.
A source told PEOPLE at the time that Diaz is enjoying her time with rocker husband Benji Madden out of the spotlight.
I can not say if she will become a full-time actress again or not, but right now she has other interests, reasons she believes in, and time to pursue them, "the source said." Cameron has a wonderful life made for yourself. The marriage agrees.
Diaz feels "very satisfied" with her private life with Madden, 39, the source added.
"He came at the right time in her life, and she knows she made the right decision, being with him, "the source said," Cameron has never had a romance like this, where it feels like flat ground. "