Terrence Howard is quitting acting after ‘Empire’ in favor of ‘truth’ (video)

Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson of “Empire” (Photo credit: Eddy “Precise” Lamarre for Steed Media)

Terrence Howard fans had better enjoy the final season of “Empire” because that’s the last time you will ever see him on the big or small screen.

Howard said with a calm certainty during an interview that he is giving up the acting game at age 50.

In addition to “Empire,” Howard has starred in multiple blockbuster movies and critically-acclaimed sagas over his long and illustrious career. Among them are: The Best Man, The Best Man Holiday, Hustle & Flow, The Butler, The Crash, Ray, The Players Club, Idlewild, Big Mamma’s House, Dead Presidents, Iron Man and “The Jacksons: An American Dream,” and many more.

“I’m done with acting. I’m done pretending,” Howard said resolutely and emotionless.

Howard made the surprising declaration on the “Empire” set with “Extra” correspondent Miss USA Cheslie Kryst. She had asked the fiery and intense actor what projects he will pursue once “Empire” completes its upcoming sixth and final season. Click here to continue

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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