(DCWatchdog.com) – BREAKING NOW: With an announcement that has stunned and shocked his fans, the family of Bruce Willis has announced that he is permanently stepping away from acting due to illness.
Willis has been diagnosed with aphasia, a language disorder caused by brain damage that affects a person’s ability to communicate.
Here is the family’s statement:
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.
This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and support. We are 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.
Many of Bruce’s fans recall his career all the way back to his start in the 1980s when he co-starred with Cybill Shepherd in the long-running sitcom Moonlighting.
The rest is history as Willis went on to an amazingly long and prolific career centered on action movies and thrillers.
This is a breaking news report from Red Alert News.
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