Globe|March 01, 2021
Hard-living outlaw turning recluse as his memory fades

BATTLING memory fog and other ailments linked to Lyme disease, Hollywood legend Kris Kristofferson is holed up like a recluse in his Malibu digs, where pals fear he’s facing his final curtain call, say sources.

The 84-year-old entertainer has hung up his guitar for good and is determined to spend his last days at home with wife of 38 years Lisa Meyers, mom of five of his eight kids. He also has a daughter with second wife Rita Coolidge; and a daughter and son from his first marriage to Fran Beer.

“It’s dawned on everyone that he won’t be coming back and everyone’s already in mourning,” spills an insider. “He feels he’s done with performing and wants to ride out the remainder of his life at home with his family.

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