Since he was diagnosed with dementia, the famous actor Bruce Willis has been appearing less and less in public. In one of his rare outings, he was spotted by photographers, and Willis was seen driving through the neighborhood, wearing a black hoodie in the passenger seat of a car.
To recall, his family announced this year that he had been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). It is an uncommon form of dementia that causes disturbances in behavior and speech.
Glenn Gordon Caron, who created the sitcom “Moonlighting,” visited the actor last month. Their friendship dates back to the 1980s when Willis was involved in “Moonlighting”. Caron said he felt like the 68-year-old actor recognized him for three minutes. He said that he doesn’t communicate much, and that he doesn’t read anymore, but before, although he didn’t want it to be known, he loved to read.
– All those language skills are no longer available to him, yet he is still the old Bruce. When you are with him, you know that he is Bruce and you are grateful that he is there, but he has lost that joy of living – Caron explained, as reported by the Daily Mail.
The actor is currently being cared for by his wife Emma Heming, with whom he has two daughters, 11-year-old Mabel and 9-year-old Evelyn.
Although he divorced Demi Moore, with whom he has three daughters, 35-year-old Rumer. 32-year-old Scout and 29-year-old Tallulah remained in a friendly relationship.
She said that after discovering the diagnosis, she became a more compassionate person and that through the struggle with the stigma and isolation that a disease like this brings, she wants to be an example to her daughters.
“I hope that our whole family can find joy in the little things to celebrate all that life has to offer,” said Hemming, who, because her family is famous, is an advocate for those families who don’t have the time, energy, or resources. to stand up for themselves.