The family of Hollywood actor Bruce Willis offered an update on his state of health, he has now revealed that he suffers from a kind of dementia. Before the news, colleagues and several personalities reacted.
In March 2022, the 67-year-old actor had been diagnosed with aphasia., disease that compromises the motor part of the body, specifically speech. Due to this condition, she decided to move away from her film career and dedicate herself to living special moments with her loved ones.
The publication of the new diagnosis was made by his daughters Rumer Glenn, Scout LaRue, Tallulah Belle, their mother, Demi Moore; as well as Emma Heming, his current wife and mother of Mabel Ray and Evelyn Penn, his two young daughters.
“Since we announced Bruce’s aphasia diagnosis in spring 2022, Bruce’s condition has progressed and we now have a more specific diagnosis: frontotemporal dementia (known as FTD).”the Willis family statement read.
The new diagnosis has shocked the world of cinema, causing messages of support and expressions of affection for the protagonist of ‘Duro de Matar’ and his family to explode on social networks.
Many celebrities like Michelle Pfeiffer, Melanie Griffith, Liv Tyler, Demi Lovato, Naomi Campbell, Paris Hilton, Selma Blair, Rita Wilson, Alyssa Milano, Queen Latifah, Mario Testino or Ireland Baldwin have shown their affection towards Willis.
‘Creed’ actor Carl Weathers expressed his appreciation of Willis’ film career, writing on Twitter: “Yours really sends love and positivity to Bruce and his family. His talent of his has been enjoyed ‘all over the world’!”
The model and photographer Helena Christensen wrote for her part: “I am sending you so much love, it is so wonderful to see that you are such a close family. That’s the big difference.”
‘Breaking Bad’ actor Aaron Paul wrote in the comments on Rumer Willis’ Instagram post: “I love you so much my friend! I send hugs to you and that beautiful family of yours. Your father is a fucking legend.”.
Another personality who spoke out on Twitter was Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California: “My heart goes out to Bruce Willis and his family, as well as my gratitude for shedding much-needed light on this disease.”
“Sending love to all of you,” actress Sophia Bush commented. For her part, fellow actress Selma Blair, who published that she battles multiple sclerosis, also sent love to the Willis.
‘That 70s Show’ star Wilmer Valderrama also wrote a message for the ‘Pulp Fiction’ actor: “Sending you all my love.”
It is a degenerative brain disorder characterized by deterioration of the frontal and/or temporal lobes.according to the Frontotemporal Deterioration Association (AFTD).
Symptoms may include “uncharacteristic personality changes, apathy, and unexplained struggles with decision making, speech or language comprehension are among the most common presenting symptoms,” according to AFTD.
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Source: La Opinion