American actor Bruce Willis, widely known for portraying the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, is walking away from his acting career after being diagnosed with aphasia, which is believed to be a communication disorder that makes difficult to use words. It apparently affects a person’s speech, writing, and ability to understand language.
Announcing Bruce Willis’ retirement through a joint statement on social media, his family posted, “To the amazing Bruce supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing health issues. health and was recently diagnosed with aphasia, which is affecting his cognitive abilities. As a result of this and with great consideration, Bruce walks away from the career that meant so much to him.
“This is a really difficult time for our family and we very much appreciate your continued love, compassion and support. We are going through this as a strong family unit and we wanted to bring his fans in because we know how much he means to you, just like you do for him. As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do it. Love, Emma, Demi, Rumer, Scout, Tallulah, Mabel and Evelyn,” continues the communicated.