It’s been 15 years since Hugh Jackman first hit cinemas as Wolverine.

Now with the star retiring from the role that earned him fame, he has revealed why – and as far as we’re concerned you can blame Jerry Seinfeld!

Okay, so perhaps not, but according to Hugh his decision to hang up the claws was influenced by the Seinfeld star.

Talking to Live! With Kelly & Michael in New York, Hugh said he decided it was better to finish on a high.

“I was having a chat with him [Seinfeld] about a year ago at his birthday and he was talking about why he finished [Seinfeld] and how it was riding high,” Hugh said.

“He said he just always had this feeling or belief that you never know when either your energy or the audience’s energy is going to dip over and people are like ‘Please Go!’.”

You’ll always be Wolverine in our hearts Hugh.

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