On the 13th of February, with heavy-heart Hollywood legend, Bruce Willis’ family announced the depth of the Hollywood legend’s incurable health condition. The news caused a shock wave around the world as people reminisced about the marvelous work that the actor had put out over the multiple decades in the industry. Additionally, the Pulp Fiction actor started distancing himself from the starlight in the past years. Concerns about his health heightened only when the actor was not present, as the 94th Academy Awards celebrated the brilliance of Pulp Fiction.
He utters a name, takes a sip of coffee, and that’s all it takes. What an iconic screen presence. Thinking of Bruce Willis and his family. 🙏🏻❤️ pic.twitter.com/DgRKePFY6j
— Richard Roeper (@RichardERoeper) February 17, 2023
The actor’s family announced last year that he was suffering from aphasia. Willis’ supporters all around the globe sent messages of support and love. However, a year after the first announcement, Bruce Willis’ family has shared more updates on the actor’s deteriorating health. The legend’s friends from the industry have made sure that his family receives all the needed support during these tough times.
Celebrities unite to support Bruce Willis and his family
The impact that Bruce Willis has had on a celluloid level in the industry is inimitable. While the news of the actor’s decision to stop working was met with understanding and supportive fans, the recent update by his family has left fans in shambles. The moment of frailty by the actor’s family was met with strong words of support from the pioneers of the Hollywood industry. “Love you so much, my friend! Sending hugs to you and that beautiful family of yours. Your pops is such a damn legend” Aaron Paul wrote as reported by SKY News.
Willis’s diverse family includes Emma Heming, Demi Moore, and his five daughters named Emma, Demi, Rumer, Scout, Tallulah, Mabel, and Evelyn.
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The magic of Bruce Willis and his work has touched people from different walks of life. And Paris Hilton, Demi Lovato, musical legend Queen Latifah, and Selma Blair have emerged as the loudest testaments to this fact.
More on the actor’s health condition
In their original post from March of last year, the actor’s family defined named ‘aphasia’ as the actor’s condition. Their Instagram post revealed how the condition has proven to weaken his cognitive abilities. In 2023, however, Willis’ family has a more definite idea of the actor’s condition. And it is frontotemporal dementia.
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According to the definition shared by the National Institute on Aging, the symptoms are very similar to that of Parkinsons’ disease and are caused due to the damage of neurons at the frontal and temporal lobes. During these tough times, we resonate with Aaron Paul’s message of love for the actor’s family.
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