Celebrities are pretty spoiled. Most of them live lives of absolute luxury. With their high paying jobs, they’re able to do whatever they want; however, it takes thick skin to handle all of the criticism that comes with living a life in the spotlight – and not everyone is equipped for it. Here are 10 celebrities who have threatened to retire from showbiz!
10. Joaquin Phoenix
In 2008, Joaquin Phoenix shocked the world when he announced his plans to quit acting to focus on a hip-hop career. The Oscar-nominated actor has since admitted that his retirement was a hoax and was used for a mockumentary called “I’m Still Here.” According to Phoenix, he took his acting career too seriously, so he found his fake retirement liberating.Featureflash / Shutterstock.com