Bruce Willis and his family released a statement saying, “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.”
Bruce is a husband and father of five.
Aphasia can affect a person’s ability to speak, write, and understand language, both verbal and written. The condition is said to can be brought on by a head injury or after a stroke but it can also accompany a variety of degenerative diseases.