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Diagnosed with Aphasia, Bruce Willis Finally Retires From Acting

Actor Walter Bruce Willis was diagnosed with Aphasia, which forced him to retire from acting. Several celebrities also gave their support to Bruce in order to fight the disease.

Bruce Willis is an American actor whose career began on the off-Broadway stage in the 1970s. After that, the name Bruce Willis was increasingly recognized by many people because of his charming acting.

After struggling in the acting world, Bruce Willis’ career finally had to end because he was diagnosed with aphasia, which made him unable to carry out his usual activities.

With Aphasia, Bruce Willis Retires From Acting

This news went viral after his son, Rumer Willis, posted farewell words on his Instagram to all fans of his father, Bruce Willis. Rumer said his father’s cognitive abilities were impaired due to aphasia.

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With all the considerations that have been thought out carefully, finally Bruce Willis chose to withdraw from the world of acting that he loves.

“To our amazing Bruce fans, we would like to say that Bruce has been experiencing several health issues and has been diagnosed with aphasia which has impaired his cognitive abilities,” Rumer wrote in his Instagram caption.

“For this reason, it is with full consideration that Bruce has resigned from a very valuable career for him. This is not an easy moment for our family, and we really appreciate your love, affection and support.”

“As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do just that,” concluded Rumer.

Bruce Willis Retired
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Until now, there have been countless shows that Bruce Willis has starred in. However, what fans will remember most are Pulp Fiction (1994), Armageddon (1998), Surrogates (2009), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and Motherless Brooklyn (2022).

Quote from WebMD, Aphasia or Aphasia is a communication disorder that makes it difficult for the sufferer to express words or writing. Usually, this condition is caused by damage to part of the brain, which occurs as a result of a stroke, trauma, or injury.

“People with aphasia may have difficulty speaking and finding the right words. They may also have problems understanding conversation, reading and understanding the written word, writing words, and using numbers,” writes WebMD.

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The symptoms or characteristics of people with aphasia are as follows:

  • Difficulty speaking
  • Difficult to use the right words or terms
  • Often use the wrong word
  • Difficulty understanding the interlocutor
  • Difficulty writing
  • Speak in short or simple sentences