New York (Times Of Ocean)- Bruce Willis suffers from a medical condition which affects his cognitive abilities, and will be taking a break from acting, according to his family.
On his daughter Rumer’s verified Instagram account, the caption on a photo of the “Die Hard” actor read: “To Bruce’s amazing supporters, we’d like to let you know Bruce has been battling health issues, especially 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,” the caption continued. “This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and support. “
Aphasia, as defined by the Mayo Clinic, is the inability to communicate due to a stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumor or disease.
The caption continued, “We want to bring in our fans because we know how important he is to each of you. “
As Bruce says, “Live it up,” and together, we plan to do just that, it added, along with the names of his former wife, Demi Moore, who also shared the post, as well as Rumer, Scout and Tallulah, their daughters, as well as his current wife, Emma, and their daughters, Mabel and Evelyn.