Bruce Willis’ daughter Scout shares sweet snap as she opens up about Dad’s health news

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It was announced earlier this week by Bruce Willis’ family that he has been diagnosed with the medical condition aphasia, with him said to be stepping away from acting as a result

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Scout Willis has shared a sweet photo of herself and Bruce Willis following the announcement that he is stepping away from acting due to a health issue.

The news was shared by his family earlier this week, with it said that he had been diagnosed with the condition aphasia – which can affect a person’s cognitive abilities.

It means that the actor, 67, will be taking a step back from his career, though his acting legacy will remain through films such as Die Hard, Pulp Fiction and the Sixth Sense.

There has been an outpouring of support since the news was announced on social media, with his daughter Scout, 30, having opened up about the response that it’s had.







It was announced yesterday that Bruce Willis will be stepping away from acting due to a health issue
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She spoke about the experience on Instagram last night, sharing a photo of herself and her father sat together – with them seen smiling at each other in the sweet snap.

Alongside the photo, she wrote a message to her “papa” as well as to his supporters – with her expressing gratitude over the way that the situation has been received.

She wrote: “Yesterday was so surreal, sharing something so personal. I didn’t know how it would be received. There’s always an unknown when sharing out so vulnerably into the world.”







His daughter Scout Willis shared this photo of the pair and thanked fans for their support
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She continued: “I’d hoped for some love and compassion. I truly never could have anticipated the depth and breadth of the love we received as a family yesterday.”

Scout – whose mother is Demi Moore, 59 – said that it was “humbling” experience, with her realising how much “love, energy and prayers” were being sent.

Addressing fans directly, she said: “I am so grateful for your love. I’m so grateful to hear about what my papa means to you. Thank you so much to everyone who reached out.”







His family shared that he had been diagnosed with aphasia in a statement yesterday
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Bruce’s family announced his departure from acting with a statement across their social media platforms, which was signed by his close relatives, including his daughters.

They said that he has been “experiencing some health issues” and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which they said is “impacting his cognitive abilities.”

The family said he would be stepping away from his career amid his health issues and further commented in the statement that it is a “really challenging time” for them.

The statement was signed by his wife Emma Heming Willis, 43, ex-wife Demi and his daughters; Rumer Willis, 33, Scout, Tallulah, 28, Mabel, nine, and Evelyn, seven.

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