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Cameron Diaz is back in action – but why has the Hollywood star retired from acting?

Cameron Diaz is returning to film despite announcing her retirement years ago.

The star’s big break came in the 1994 Jim Carrey film The mask. roll in My best friend’s wedding, There’s something about Mary, Charlie’s Angel, Shrek andThe holidays made her one of the most bankable Hollywood stars.

Diaz’ ​​last film role was in a 2014 adaptation of annie and in a conversation with her in 2018 The cutest thing With co-stars Selma Blair and Christina Applegate, she described herself as retired.

Blair previously said: “Cameron has retired from acting. She says, ‘I’m done.’”

But, Why Did Cameron Diaz Retire From Acting?

The actress clarified her decision in 2020 during an interview with Gwyneth Paltrow, saying it left her “a peace in my soul because I was finally taking care of myself.”

Diaz said the pressure of leading big films had become “overwhelming,” adding, “It’s weird to say this, I know a lot of people won’t get it, I know you get it, but it does.” is so intense to work at this level and be so public and show yourself out there.

“There’s always a lot of energy coming at you when you’re really visible as an actor, making press and putting yourself out there.”

Talking to Kevin Hart on the talk show Heart to heart In 2021, Diaz said, if you’re doing something at a really high level over a long period of time, if you’re the person delivering a thing, you’re the person on screen, all the parts of you that are. That needs to be passed on to others,” she said.

Diaz, 49, added that this included “different parts of my life, my home, every aspect, from finances, just managing me as a person, not me as Cameron Diaz the machine.”

Cameron Diaz last appeared on screens in 2014

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She told Hart, “For my personal, spiritual self, I realized that the one part of me that was functioning at a high level wasn’t enough. It’s fun to do, love it, love acting, I could go on forever, sometimes I feel like I have unlimited energy and laziness.

“I was just looking around and there were so many parts of my life that I wasn’t touching and not managing and I couldn’t really manage because it was all so massive.”

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She said there were people in her life “who didn’t always serve my interests, but you don’t have time to figure these things out when you’re just walking with blinders on, you’re in the tunnel.”

She continued, “For me, I just really wanted to take control of my life. My routine in a day is literally what I can do on my own. It’s the best feeling, I feel whole.”

Diaz is married to Good Charlotte star Benji Madden and the couple had their daughter Raddix in December 2019.

Cameron Diaz is returning to acting in 2023

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After retiring from films, Diaz said, “I met my husband, we started a family — all the things I didn’t have time for before. And not only the time for it, but also not the space to make the decisions, the right decision for me at the time.

The project that has lured Diaz into bringing her film back is the aptly titled Netflix comedy Back in action out Terrible bosses Director Seth Gordon. She will be there next to her annie and Any Sunday co-star Foxx.

Speaking to Foxx about her return, Diaz said she was “anxious,” adding, “I’m excited but I don’t know you to do that, you know?”

When Diaz confirmed her retirement in 2018, she said she wouldn’t rule out a return one day in the future.

Cameron Diaz in the 1998 film There’s Something About Mary

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“I will never say never because I’m not a person who never says anything.”

Back in action is scheduled to appear on Netflix in 2023.

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JOE HERNANDEZ

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