Bruce Willis, an American actor who is popularly known for acting in films like Die Hard, Armageddon, and The Sixth Sense, has retired from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a condition that makes it difficult for people to speak or write.
On Wednesday, March 30, His family, along with my wife, Emma Heming-Willis, and ex-wife Demi More, announced this news on Instagram.
Bruce Willis, who is 67 years old, is famous for his character as John McClane in the Die Hard series, which made him a celebrity.
His family wrote in a statement, saying, “with much consideration, Bruce’s stepped down from his career, which means a lot to me. This was a very challenging time for our family, and we are very grateful for your continuous love, compassion, and support”.
Willis had five daughters, three with Ms. Moore and two with Ms. Heming-Willis.
What is Aphasia?
According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), aphasia is a disorder that results from damage to portions of the brain that are responsible for language. In many people, this area is on the left side of the brain. Dizziness disorder normally occurs suddenly, maybe after a stroke or head injury, but it can also start slowly, because of a brain tumor or progressive neurological disease.
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It makes it difficult for people to read, listen, talk, type, or write, but talking is a major problem of the disorder as the people who suffer from the disorder cannot put words together correctly.