Bruce WillisHe was diagnosed with aphasia in 2022, prompting him to suddenly retire from acting. In 2023, his family announced that the actor’s condition was worse than they thought, Frontotemporal dementiaHe was diagnosed with it.
Bruce Willis’s wife Emma Hemming Willis On the Today show on Monday – the start of World Frontotemporal Dementia Week – she spoke publicly about her husband’s illness.
Bruce Willis’ two children with Demi Moore, the actor’s former partner, praised Emma Heming’s stance and expressed their support for their stepmother.
I truly couldn’t be more proud of Emma Hemming Willis for being willing to come out (even if it was scary!!!) to share our family’s story to spread awareness of frontotemporal dementia
– written by Scout Willis on his Instagram story alongside a video of Hemming Willis.
Emma, you are an amazing advocate for this cause and you inspire me every day with your courage and deep love
“Your courage moves mountains,” he explained, adding.
Tallulah Willis She also joined in by re-sharing Scout’s post on her Instagram story, writing:
I am very proud of my family.
He talked about Bruce Willis and their family life
Emma Hemming-Willis has revealed how difficult it is illness Not only for the affected person, but also for his or her family.
It is difficult for the person diagnosed, but also for the family. It is no different for Bruce, me, or our daughters. When they say it runs in the family, they’re not lying.
She revealed that she tries to publicly explain their father’s condition to their two younger daughters – Mabel, 11, and Evelyn, 9 – and that she doesn’t want “any stigma or… Shame Be linked to their father’s diagnosis or any form of dementia.”
Also, when asked if Bruce Willis was aware of his condition, he was unable to give a clear answer.
It’s hard to say.
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