Bruce Willis' Wife Emma Heming Shares Adoring Snap With The Actor For The First Time Since Aphasia Diagnosis
Bruce Wills appeared to be basking in the glow of nature after his family revealed his Aphasia diagnosis.
On Wednesday, April 6, the actor's wife, Emma Heming Willis, shared a sweet snap to Instagram of Bruce, 67, for the first time since she, along with his ex-wife, Demi Moore, and his five daughters: Rumer, 33, Scout, 30, Tallulah, 28, Mabel, 9, and Evelyn, 7, shared the heartbreaking news of his condition with the world.
"Mom & Dad in their favorite habitat 🏔🥾 #offthegrid," the model, 43, wrote alongside the photo of herself and the The Sixth Sense star gazing into each other's eyes while sitting on the trunk of a tree taking in the serenity of nature.
Bruce appeared to be at ease as he smiled at his spouse — whom he married in 2009 — under the picture perfect blue sky while keeping warm in a pair of gray slacks, a brown coat and a bright orange puffer vest.
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The father-of-five has been in the throes of the severe condition that impairs a person's cognitive ability and prompts early onset memory loss. Due to the harsh complications, Bruce has had to shelf his decades-long acting career.
"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 Wednesday, March 30, announcement from the family stated.
"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."
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OK! already had the scoop that something was going on with Bruce, as he had been "waging a personal war for a number of years," a source revealed.
The insider went on to explain that even during the German native's Broadway run in 2015's Misery, he had to be fed his lines through an earpiece after struggling to remember his dialogue during live performances. "He won't slow down because new technology like ear pieces allows actors of his caliber not to skip a beat," the source said of his determination.
Despite the challenges he has faced, life's hurdles have been easier to jump with his blended family by his side. "Between Demi and Emma, the family the family has always ensured Bruce has the support and care he might need at any given time,” the source stated. “It’s sad that people are making fun of him.”