It’s official: quitting is trending in Hollywood. Amanda Bynes, Shia LaBoeuf, Justin Bieber, and now Alec Baldwin have all recently come out to announce that they were retiring from the entertainment biz for a simpler life. It remains to be seen whether we’ll actually hear from these guys again (although something tells us we will), they’re not the only celebs who have ditched the limelight for relative obscurity.
Be it mental issues or in simple indigation of “the man,” these 14 celebrities took a break from their careers. Find out which ones returned to the public eye, and which are still cooling their heels in a life of normalcy.
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