Bruce Willis the American actor most well known for his holiday film Die Hard has announced alongside his family that he has been diagnosed with aphasia and will be stepping away from acting.
Willis being very close with ex-wife Demi Moore, announced his diagnosis via her Instagram. Willis and Moore share 3 children together and Bruce has another 2 will his other marriage.
Via Instagram Demi stated, “To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues…Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.”
This caused an uproar has Demi had just posted about Bruce 67th birthday, and many fans are shocked to hear the news. Aphasia is a cognitive language disorder caused by damage
in a specific area of the brain that controls language expression and comprehension. Aphasia leaves a person unable to communicate effectively with others.
Many friends and fans of Bruce have stated that they may have noticed that Bruce had this condition for quite some time, but ultimately Bruce and his Willis family have not disclosed how long they’ve known about it.
As Willis is known to be one of the most strongest men in Hollywood, friends and fans all reached out to wish Willis his best and hopefully this diagnosis does not impact him too much.
Demi continued in her post saying, “We are moving through this as a strong family unit, and wanted to bring his fans in because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him.”
This could be related to the fact that during the first 2020 wave of covid Demi and Bruce shared a house together with their 33 year old daughter Rumer Willis. The clues seem to add up and it would seem like a genuine idea as to why they were all stuck in one house together.
Everyone wishes Bruce the most support possible and it is very sad to see him step away from his long and awarding acting career. Demi posted, “As Bruce always says, “Live it up” and together we plan to do just that.”
Article published by HOLR Magazine