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Wife on Bruce Willis'
Illness: He May Not Know
Sep 25, 2023 3:28 PM CDT
Wife on Bruce Willis' Illness: He May Not Know
It's 'hard to know' if actor is aware of his dementia, says Heming Willis
- The rest of the world knows Bruce Willis is suffering from a degenerative brain condition, but the actor himself may not be aware of it, his wife tells the
show. It's "hard to know" if the 68-year-old Willis knows he has frontotemporal dementia , Emma Heming Willis told...
In This Family, Destiny
Is a Flip of the Coin
Jul 23, 2023 4:20 PM CDT
In This Family, Destiny Is a Flip of the Coin
All have a 50-50 chance of early dementia diagnosis, as do their children
- It was Barb, the youngest in a Pittsburgh family of nine, who first suspected something had gone genetically haywire in her family. As Robert Kolker explains in a
New York Times Magazine
story, she watched as her mother seemed to unravel mentally at a relatively early age, then sisters Christy...
Tallulah Willis: Dad's
Trouble Started Long Ago
Jun 1, 2023 2:10 PM CDT
Tallulah Willis: Dad's Trouble Started Long Ago
Family initially attributed his frontotemporal dementia to 'Hollywood hearing loss'
- In a first-person essay for
, Bruce Willis' daughter Tallulah writes that her famous father's dementia-related trouble started years ago. At the time, however, she and other family members didn't realize what was happening. "It started out with a kind of vague unresponsiveness, which the family chalked...
Bruce Willis' Wife Says Grief
Was Strong on His Birthday
Mar 20, 2023 6:35 PM CDT
Bruce Willis' Wife Says Grief Was Strong on His Birthday
'I do have times of sadness every day'
- Sunday was Bruce Willis' 68th birthday, and the retired actor got a lot of love from his family. Ex-wife Demi Moore posted a video on Instagram Sunday showing Willis celebrating with Moore, current wife Emma Heming Willis, and his five daughters, along with other family members, per the
Bruce Willis' Wife Has a
Message for the Paparazzi
Mar 6, 2023 8:15 AM CST
Bruce Willis' Wife Has a Message for the Paparazzi
Emma Heming Willis begs photogs not to yell at husband, who has dementia: 'Just keep your space'
- If you see Bruce Willis out and about in public, his wife has one simple request: Let him be. That's the gist of Emma Heming Willis' online PSA, in which she asks the paparazzi and gawkers in general to stay back from the 67-year-old actor, whose dementia diagnosis was...
Patti Davis: Bruce Willis'
Diagnosis 'Rips Your Soul Apart'
Feb 24, 2023 10:35 AM CST
Patti Davis: Bruce Willis' Diagnosis 'Rips Your Soul Apart'
Ronald Reagan's daughter compares his reveal on Alzheimer's to Willis family's reveal on dementia
- Bruce Willis' recently revealed diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia, a blanket term for a rare group of disorders caused by progressive nerve cell loss in the brain's frontal lobes, shocked and saddened many. One of those now reacting to the news: Patti Davis, daughter of the late Ronald and Nancy...
Feb 16, 2023 2:50 PM CST
Bruce Willis' Diagnosis Gets Worse
Family says he has dementia after last year's diagnosis of aphasia
- Bruce Willis' mental acuity has only gotten worse over the last year, his family said Thursday in an update. In the spring of 2022, Willis was diagnosed with aphasia , a condition that affects the ability to communicate and understand language. Since then, the 67-year-old's condition has deteriorated further, writes...
Rumer Willis Is Pregnant
Dec 21, 2022 2:00 AM CST
Rumer Willis Is Pregnant
This will be first grandchild for Bruce Willis, Demi Moore
- Rumer Willis is pregnant with her first baby, she announced Tuesday. The 34-year-old, Bruce Willis' and Demi Moore's oldest child, kept things simple on Instagram , sharing a couple pictures of her beau, musician/producer Derek Richard Thomas, and her growing belly and captioning the post with just a seedling emoji....
There's a 'Sad Irony' in
Bruce Willis' Final Roles
Aug 13, 2022 10:15 AM CDT
There's a 'Sad Irony' in Bruce Willis' Final Roles
He had few lines, making his cognitive decline hard to detect, writes Matt Zoller Seitz
- Bruce Willis is out of the acting game , with the brain disorder aphasia making it impossible for him to remember lines. By the end of his career, he had been reduced to making what amounted to cameos—very lucrative cameos—in mindless, direct-to-video action movies. Willis had little dialogue in...
Gabby Giffords' First 2 Words:
'What' and 'Chicken'
Apr 7, 2022 1:10 PM CDT
Gabby Giffords' First 2 Words: 'What' and 'Chicken'
Former congresswoman writes about living with aphasia
- The revelation that Bruce Willis has the brain disorder known as aphasia has brought a lot of attention to the ailment. Now, another well-known figure with aphasia is shedding light on what it's like to live with it. "Imagine struggling to talk to your loved ones on the...
On Bruce Willis, 'a Health Line
Seems to Have Been Crossed'
Apr 5, 2022 1:00 PM CDT
On Bruce Willis, 'a Health Line Seems to Have Been Crossed'
Joe Ferullo writes for the Hill that Hollywood 'needs to do better' after reveal of actor's aphasia
- Over the past couple of years, Bruce Willis acted in more than a dozen films. It's a fact that, in the wake of his family's disclosure of his aphasia —a brain condition that can lead to language and communication issues—has many now wondering what exactly was...
Bruce Willis Slam
Apr 1, 2022 8:29 AM CDT
Razzies Retract Bruce Willis Slam
In wake of his aphasia reveal, group takes back a recently issued 'award'
- Now that Bruce Willis has been diagnosed with the cognitive ailment known as aphasia , the Razzies are playing nice. The group known for recognizing the worst performances of the year in cinema has retracted the "award" it gave him just six days ago, reports Deadline . "If someone’s...
for a While
Mar 31, 2022 12:02 PM CDT
Bruce Willis' On-Set Troubles Were Evident for a While
'LA Times' talks to actors and directors who describe his cognitive struggles in recent years
- The news that Bruce Willis must end his acting career because of a brain disorder known as aphasia likely came as a shock to fans. But a story in the
Los Angeles Times
suggests the news isn't too much of a surprise to actors and directors who have worked...
For an Actor, Aphasia
Can Be Devastating
Mar 30, 2022 6:39 PM CDT
For an Actor, Aphasia Can Be Devastating
Bruce Willis announcement draws fresh attention to brain disorder
- A brain disorder that leads to problems with speaking, reading, and writing has sidelined actor Bruce Willis and drawn attention to a little-known condition that has many possible causes. A stroke, tumor, head injury, or other damage to the language centers of the brain can cause aphasia. A brain infection...
Family: Bruce Willis Has to
Step Away From Acting
Mar 30, 2022 11:56 AM CDT
Family: Bruce Willis Has to Step Away From Acting
Actor has been diagnosed with aphasia
- In an Instagram message posted by daughters Rumer and Scout , ex-wife Demi Moore , and wife Emma Willis , the family of Bruce Willis on Wednesday announced the 67-year-old actor is "stepping away" from acting due to an aphasia diagnosis. Per the Mayo Clinic , aphasia is a disorder that "robs...
Bruce Willis Speaks Up
After Maskless Outing
Jan 13, 2021 9:40 AM CST
Bruce Willis Speaks Up After Maskless Outing
Actor, reportedly booted from LA pharmacy for not wearing a face covering, notes 'error in judgment'
- Bruce Willis says he made a bad call after he was photographed Sunday inside a Los Angeles pharmacy without a face mask. Photos of Willis wandering the Hollywood Rite Aid with only a scarf around his neck spread on social media on Tuesday, with onlookers criticizing his obvious breach of...
a Christmas Movie?
Americans Have Spoken
Dec 15, 2020 2:30 AM CST
a Christmas Movie? Americans Have Spoken
And they say no, by a margin of 51% to 39%
- It's the debate everyone loves to have: Is
a holiday film? The action takes place during a Christmas party Bruce Willis' character is attending, but the star has previously weighed in with his opinion that no, that doesn't make the movie a Christmas flick. It turns...
Why Bruce Is
Apr 22, 2020 2:18 PM CDT
Scout Willis: Why Bruce Is Quarantining With Demi
Some may think it's odd he's with ex-wife, not his current one, but the family doesn't
- Although the rest of the world may think it's odd that Bruce Willis is in quarantine with his ex-wife and three older daughters, instead of with his current wife and their two young daughters, it's apparently no big deal to Willis and gang. Willis, former wife Demi Moore,...
Bruce Willis Quarantines With
Demi Instead of His Wife, Kids
Apr 9, 2020 3:00 AM CDT
Bruce Willis Quarantines With Demi Instead of His Wife, Kids
Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, and their kids are all back together again
- We all know Bruce Willis and Demi Moore stayed friends after their 12-year marriage ended , but this still seems like a bit much: Willis is apparently quarantining with Moore and their three adult daughters, plus at least some of the partners of those daughters, per Page Six . The huge crew...
'Worst Movie of 2019!
Boom! Try to Top That!'
Jan 18, 2019 11:00 AM CST
'Worst Movie of 2019! Boom! Try to Top That!'
Critics hate M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass,' but audiences seem to disagree
- Audiences seem to like
, the finale to M. Night Shyamalan's
horror series, giving it a 78% rating on Rotten Tomatoes —some consolation for the 35% rating from critics. They have little love for the follow-up to 2000's
, which brings together...
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