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Thursday September 24, 2009 8:56 pm

Lily Allen Quits Music




Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Music, Rumors,

Lily Allen in concertUPDATE: Her rep is now denying that Lily is planning to quit her music career. Read more here.

Yet another actress leaves her music career to pursue her Hollywood fantasy. This time it’s “Smile” singer Lily Allen.

The British pop star made the announcement yesterday on her blog. The news comes following the release of her second album, It’s Not Me, It’s You. Yes, you read that correctly—she’s calling it quits after her sophomore album.

Instead of music, Allen plans to bide her time with acting—she’ll be making her debut in a West End production of Neil LaBute’s play, Reasons To Be Pretty.

Allen was forced to take down her blog because “the abuse was getting too much” (so said her Twitter page), but here’s what it did read:

Just so you know, I have not renegotiated my record contract and have no plans to make another record (applause). I do however remain a fan of new music, so this is not some selfish crusade. The days of me making money from recording music has been and gone as far as I’m concerned, so I don’t (at this point) stand to profit from legislation. Except future purchases of previously recorded material (which won’t be much).

Read More | Daily Mail

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