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Amanda Bynes announces retirement

At the age of 24, Amanda Bynes announced on her Twitter page she's retiring from acting. (New Line Cinema)

June 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Actress Amanda Bynes has made a surprise announcement on Twitter. She is retiring.The 24-year-old star of such films as "Hairspray" and "What a Girl Wants" tweeted that being an actress is not as fun as it seems.

Bynes added that she is quitting the business because she doesn't love acting anymore.

No word on what Bynes plans to do next.