The last few weeks have been surrounded by rumors about the moment in the career of Bruce Willis, and now it is confirmed that the 67-year-old actor, star of more than 100 productions in his career, will definitely retire from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia .
In recent weeks, it was reported that Bruce Willis was having some kind of dementia, as it was mentioned that he could be suffering from memory loss, which is why he would have started accepting low-key action movies, just to earn enough money. to pay for your treatment. The information had been confirmed by the director of ‘Duro de Matar’, although it is now confirmed that his health problem is different.
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Through Instagram, the daughter of actor Bruce Willis, Rummer Willis shared that her father will definitively retire from the world of acting due to health problems, specifically, he has been diagnosed with aphasia, a disease that affects his abilities to communicate.
For the incredible fans of Bruce, 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 after much consideration, Bruce will be walking away from the career that has meant so much to him.”
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He adds: “This is a truly challenging time for our family and we are so grateful for your continued love, compassion and support. We are getting through this as a strong family unit and we wanted to include his fans because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him. As Bruce always says, “live in the moment” and together we plan to do just that.”
What is aphasia? The disease suffered by Bruce Willis
Aphasia is a disorder that limits a person’s abilities to communicate properly. Its origin can occur after a stroke or a strong injury, although it may not show signs prior to its diagnosis. This disease is treatable, but requires therapy to help the person.
Generally, people with aphasia have trouble expressing themselves clearly, which would explain the reported behavior of Bruce Willis on different sets of his tape recordings in recent months. Variety reported that he has asked the family for more information, but they asked for privacy and respect in the situation.
Although the last productions of Bruce Willis were among the worst of each year, even achieving several nominations at the Razzie Awards for the worst of cinema, the truth is that the actor has worked with great directors throughout his career, and starred in some of the most successful action movies of all time.
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