Popular Hollywood actor, Bruce Willis will be ‘stepping away’ from his career due to a recent diagnosis of aphasia which is affecting his ability to communicate.
Bruce Willis Retires From Acting
Willis’ family disclosed this in a joint statement on social media where they explained that the actor had been “experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities.
The statement reads, “To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with 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.
“This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and support.
“We are moving through this as a strong family unit, and wanted to bring his fans in because we know how much he means to you, as you do to him.
“As Bruce always says, “Live it up” and together we plan to do just that. Love.”
According to the Mayo Clinic, aphasia is “a condition that robs you of the ability to communicate” and can be caused by a stroke, head injury, a brain tumor or a disease.
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