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Ashley Olsen Is Determined To Keep Not Being In Movies

By Gabe Delahaye / May 18, 2009 - 9:06 am

Sorry, guys, Ashley Olsen is retiring from acting. I guess when five years have passed since your last movie, which itself was a poorly received, desperate attempt to capitalize on a fading brand, it’s still called retiring. From Star Magazine:

At the ripe old age of 22, Ashley Olsen is retiring… from acting.

One of Hollywood’s most famous twins — who, along with sis Mary-Kate, got her start as a baby on Full House — says her professional focus is going to be on fashion, not acting.

“I’ve been transitioning from acting as a kid to doing something that I’m choosing for myself — to be part of the fashion industry,” she tells VMAN magazine. “That’s what I want for my future. It has nothing to do with my past, nothing to do with anyone else’s agenda. And I followed my heart the whole way.”

Good for her. Because it would be really sad if her professional focus was on acting. In any case, I’m just going to put the screenplay I have been developing for an Ashley Olsen starring vehicle, Sisters And Scarves And Starbucks, in a drawer. It will be there, because it is a real thing and not something stupid that I just made up, if she ever decides to come back. (Please don’t bother ever deciding to come back!) Bye bye!