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Bruce Willis diagnosed with Brain disorder, leaving acting

Bruce Willis and Sybil Shepard in Moonlighting

Some really scary and sad news broke just this afternoon about regarding Bruce Willis and his future in the acting world.

Bruce announced he’s been diagnosed with Aphasia.  A degenerative brain disorder that can affect ones speech and other cognitive abilities.

“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities,” the 67-year-old’s family wrote in a statement shared to each of their Instagram accounts, adding that he will be “stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.”

“This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and support,” the family continued. “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.

“As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do just that,” concluded the statement, which was signed by his wife, Emma Heming, his ex-wife, Demi Moore, and his five children, Rumer, 33, Scout, 30, Tallulah, 28, Mabel, 9, and Evelyn, 7.



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