Bruce Willis, one of the most memorable actors of the 1990s, announced his retirement from acting due to a rare disease. The artist’s daughter, Rumer, released the news on her Instagram account, where she explained that Willis was diagnosed with aphasia, a disease that causes cognitive problems.
As the post states: “For Bruce’s amazing fans, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and was recently diagnosed with aphasia, which is affecting his cognitive abilities. As a result of this and with much consideration, Bruce is walking away from the career that has meant so much to him.”
The text shared by the daughter of the protagonist of Hard to Kill It was signed by his sisters in addition to the couples that the actor has had, Demi Moore and Emma Heming.
“This is a challenging time for our family and we greatly appreciate your love, compassion and support,” the statement added, further indicating that those close to Bruce Willis have decided to address this illness and his rehabilitation as a family.
The actor is currently 67 years old and is remembered for his work in films such as Die Hard, Sixth Sense, Twelve Monkeys, The Fifth Element, Armageddon, and The Protected, among other. Her career began in 1980 and ended with his participation in Live on the edgea film released in 2021 and which marked his last role on the screen.
Since the news was released, the actor’s social networks have been filled with messages of encouragement from his followers and people linked to the film industry.