One of the most iconic American actors of his generation, Bruce Willis retires, due to an illness that has been diagnosed to him.
This is very sad news that we have just learned: American icon Bruce Willis has decided to end his career. In effect, the 67-year-old American actor is said to be ill and diminishedand would no longer be able to act in films.
The news was announced by actress Demi Moore, who shared the life of Bruce Willis from 1987 to 2000, and who is the mother of his first three daughters. In an Instagram post, she writes:
To all the wonderful Bruce fans, we wanted to share with you, as a family, that our beloved Bruce has had some health issues, and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities. As a result, after careful consideration, Bruce put an end to his career, which meant so much to him.
These are very difficult times for our family, and we are very grateful for your love, compassion and support. We are going to support this as a strong and united family, and we wanted to involve his fans because we know how much he means to you, as much as you mean to him.
As Bruce always says, “Make the most of it”, and we want to do it together!
All our love,
Emma, Demi, Rumer, Scout, Tallulah, Mabel and Evelyn.
Aphasia is a pathology of the central nervous system, which results in language disorders. These disorders can range from the simple fact of looking for one’s ailments to the inability to communicate (inability to pronounce or understand a statement).
As a reminder, Bruce Willis began his career in the early 1980s. He quickly stood out, especially in Crystal trap by John McTiernan, the first part of diehardreleased in 1988. He then shot for many great directors, including Brian De Palma (The Bonfire of Vanities), Tony Scott (The Last of the Samaritans), Robert Zemeckis (Death suits you so well), Robert Altman (The Player), Quentin Tarantino (pulp Fiction), terry gilliam (The Army of the Twelve Monkeys), Luc Besson (The fifth Element), M.Night Shyamalan (Sixth Sense), Michael Bay (Armageddon) or Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom).
Anyway, our cinephilia owes a lot to Bruce Willis, and we wish him a lot of rest. We recall thatanother renowned actor recently announced his retirement: Jean-Claude Van Damme.