Bruce Willis is retiring from acting due to health issues: he suffers from aphasia

Actor Bruce Willis will quit acting due to a neurodegenerative disease (Reuters)

Popular actor and multi-action hero Bruce Willis, 67 He retired from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a cognitive illness that includes, among other things, a disturbance in language and spoken or written communication skills.

“As a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has health issues and was recently diagnosed with aphasia, [enfermedad] that affect their cognitive abilities.A message posted on social media says by his daughters and his wife Emma Hemming Willis and his ex-wife Demi Moore.

“So, with so much consideration, Bruce leaves the profession that meant so much to him.”Adds text dedicated to “Bruce’s Cool Fans”. “This is truly a challenging time for our family and we appreciate your love.”add the text with a photo of the actor.

Actress Kristen Davis responded on Instagram, “Sending so much love to all of you.”

Bruce Willis appeared on TV alongside Cybill Shepherd in the movie TV series “Moonlight”She quickly achieved fame in Hollywood as an action figure thanks to films such as “Die Hard” (1988), “The Last Boy Scout” (1991), “The Fifth Element” (1997) and “Armageddon” (1998). Additionally, he is remembered for his lead roles in blockbuster films like “Pulp fiction” (1994), “Twelve Monkeys” (1995) And the “The Sixth Sense” (1999).

Willis and Demi Moore have been married for 13 years and have three daughters (Romer, Tallulah and a Scout), while his current wife Emma has two other daughters (Evelyn and Mabel).

Instagram post by Rumer Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, to report her father's retirement from acting (rumerwillis)
Instagram post by Rumer Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, to report her father’s retirement from acting (rumerwillis)

Wednesday’s statement signed by Emma Heming – his current partner – Demi Moore and their five children Rumer, Scout, Tallulah, Mabel and Evelyn, read:

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To the amazing Bruce fans, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been struggling with some health issues recently. You have been diagnosed with aphasia, which affects your cognitive abilities. As a result and with great focus, Bruce is walking away from a career that meant so much to him.

This is a truly difficult time for our family and we deeply appreciate your continued love, sympathy and support. We’re moving through this as a strong family unit, and we wanted to share it with his fans because we know how much he means to you, and how much you mean it.

As Bruce always says, “Live the life” and together we plan to do just that.

with my love,

Emma, ​​Demi, Rumer, Scout, Tallulah, Mabel and Evelyn“.

With information from Agence France-Presse

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