We all know that acting can be tiring sometimes. And that celebrities need time off. But recently news arrived that Bruce Willis is taking a break. Not because he’s exhausted, the star had to take a break due to a health issue.
You may have seen him in the Die Hard movie series or the movie Unbreakable. Did you enjoy those movies and Bruce’s performance?
But, unfortunately, you will no longer see your favorite actor, in any movies or TV shows as the Bruce Willis family mentioned. It’s unfortunate to hear, but the reality is reality.
We all know how dedicated Bruce is to his acting profession, but fate had other plans for him.
Let’s delve into more detail about what happened so seriously that they had to make this decision. And what did Bruce’s family state about this situation?
Bruce Willis has given us so many iconic characters and great performances across his career. Forever a legend. Wishing him all the best, and I hope he enjoys retirement. pic.twitter.com/Pof4ZwPB77
— Isaac Feldberg (@isaacfeldberg) March 30, 2022
Why Is Bruce Willis Taking A Break From Acting?
Let’s start with the main concern of the readers.
Bruce is reportedly suffering from Aphasia and will be taking a vacation from acting, according to his family, who relayed the news on March 29, 2022.
So, why can this disease harm Bruce’s acting career? Because this is a condition in which a person is unable to communicate effectively.
It can have an impact on a person’s ability to talk, write, and interpret both verbal and written language.
Bruce Willis news is so sad. What a talent.
Just remember – we never know how long we get in this life.
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) March 30, 2022
There are numerous varieties of aphasia, but they all have the same effect: they impair a person’s ability to communicate. It’s caused by a brain injury, most commonly a stroke.
According to researchers, this condition is pretty frequent in the United States; it’s unfortunate to learn that almost 2 million people are diagnosed, and now Bruce Willis is among them.
I first heard of Bruce Willis’ condition last year from a director who worked with him, and I’ve felt bad for him ever since. I hope he and his family are okay. I’m glad he’s getting the help he needs. Thanks for all the iconic performances. pic.twitter.com/aN8gIPYrhb
— Chris Stuckmann (@Chris_Stuckmann) March 30, 2022
To let Bruce’s admirers know, his daughter informed this sudden decision and of his diagnosis of this condition, on her Instagram account.
Rumer Willis Shares Bruce’s Condition On Instagram
Bruce’s eldest daughter posted a sweet and heartbreaking photo of her father on Instagram with the caption:
“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.
As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him,” the caption continued.
“This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion, and support.”
The caption went on saying that how they’re moving through this and will support Bruce:
“We’re 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,” the caption concluded. Along with the names of his former wife, Demi Moore, their daughters Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah, as well as his current wife, Emma, and their daughters Mabel and Evelyn.
The National Aphasia Association Also Has Something To Say To Bruce Willis
For almost twenty-five years, the National Aphasia Association has provided information and assistance to people with aphasia and their donors and looks like they’re saddened to hear that Bruce Willis is suddenly diagnosed with it.
They sent a long and sweet message stating:
“The National Aphasia Association was saddened to hear of Bruce Willis’ recent diagnosis of aphasia. As the national organization that represents all individuals living with aphasia and their families, we understand the impact of this diagnosis.
Aphasia is a disorder that can affect a person’s ability to produce and/or comprehend language. There are many different forms of aphasia. All of them affect a person’s ability to communicate.
One type of aphasia termed Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), also affects cognitive abilities.
While we are not aware of Mr. Willis’ specific aphasia diagnosis, we recognize that strong family support and expert professional services have a positive impact on living successfully with aphasia.”
What are your thoughts on this condition? And will you miss Bruce’s performance? You can share your concerns about Bruce Willis’s illness as well as about this condition in the comments section below.