Bruce Willis Diagnosed With Frontotemporal Dementia, His Wife Emma Reveals: ‘Condition Has Progressed’
Bruce Willis‘ loved ones shared a heartbreaking update on the 67-year-old’s declining health.
The Die Hard actor has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, his wife, Emma Heming, confirmed via Instagram on Thursday, February 16.
“Our family wanted to start by expressing our deepest gratitude for the incredible outpouring of love, support and wonderful stories we have all received since sharing Bruce’s original diagnosis. In the spirit of that, we wanted to give you an update about our beloved husband, father and friend since we now have a deeper understanding of what he is experiencing,” the message read.
“Since we announced Bruce’s diagnosis of aphasia in spring 2022, Bruce’s condition has progressed and we now have a more specific diagnosis: frontotemporal dementia (known as FTD),” the statement, which was additionally posted to the father-of-five’s ex-wife Demi Moore‘s Instagram account, as well as the profiles of his and Moore’s three daughters — Rumer, Scout, and Tallullah.
(Bruce additionally shares Mabel, 10, and Evelyn, 8, with his wife, Emma.)
“Unfortunately, challenges with communication are just one symptom of the disease Bruce faces,” the note continued. “While this is painful, it is a relief to finally have a clear diagnosis. To read our full statement and learn more about this disease please go to the link in our bio. In Love & GratitudeLadies of Willis/Moore❤️.”
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