Cameron Diaz reportedly quitting acting again after on-set drama


Cameron Diaz is reportedly throwing in the towel on her acting career again.

The actress is set to make her film return opposite Jamie Foxx in Netflix’s “Back in Action,” but her acting comeback will be one and done. The “Charlie’s Angels” star is finding it difficult to be away from her 3-year-old daughter, Raddix.

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“These back-to-back 10-hour workdays have been a lot on her and she hates being away from Raddix,” a source close to Cam told the Daily Mail on Monday, March 21. “Cameron loves being a mom more than anything in the world.”

Cameron hasn’t completely been away from her family.

“Although she has gotten to see her family while shooting the film, it is just not the same,” the insider claimed, adding that her time on set has apparently “been a lot on” her husband, Benji Madden

“Back in Action,”, which is being filmed in London, is set to be Cameron’s return to acting after essentially retiring nearly a decade ago. The actress’ last film was 2014’s “Annie,” which coincidentally also starred Jamie.

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The set has apparently not been without its drama. The Sun claimed last week that Jamie had a “meltdown” that resulted in the firing of several crew members. 

“There have been some issues on set and Jamie has had a major meltdown over it all,” a source said. “He demanded the problems be sorted immediately and [fired] four of the production staff — as if that would magically improve the situation.”

Those supposedly canned included an executive producer, an assistant director, a unit director and Jamie’s driver. 

“Some people working on it are totally fed up with how this has played out and Jamie has become pretty unpopular,” the source added.

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The Sun added that the film is “in chaos.” However, the Daily Mail insider said the tantrum had nothing to do with Cam’s decision to return to the Hollywood sideline. The source would be “incredibly surprised if it caused any tension between Jamie and Cameron.”

“Cameron is a businessperson and understands that this is necessary at times and, honestly, Jamie is the only reason that she is doing this film and they are still very close,” the Mail source said, adding that Cameron “hates” the “drama and confrontation” that comes with working in Hollywood.

“This is why she retired from the business in the first place,” the source explained. “She has already proven herself in the industry and has nothing left to prove to anyone.”

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