Rumer Willis says she’s ‘really missing’ dad Bruce Willis amid dementia battle
21.11.2023 - 02:13
Bruce Willis, being diagnosed with dementia. The 35-year-old daughter of the “Die Hard” actor and Demi Moore shared a childhood photo Monday to Instagram in which a shirtless Bruce holds her in his arms and smiles proudly.
“Really missing my papa today,” she captioned the throwback.The Post has contacted reps for Rumer and Bruce for comment. Fans showered Rumer with love in the comments, with one writing, “He’s still there just differently ❤️❤️ sending you love.”“Hugs.
It’s an odd kind of hard to miss someone who is still here. Dementia is a cruel beast,” another sympathized.
A third offered, “Anticipatory grief is so difficult to process at times. I’m sorry.”Last week, another of Bruce and Demi’s daughters, Tallulah, also shared photos of herself with her dad, writing that the snaps were “hitting tonight.”“You’re my whole damn heart and I’m so proud to be your Tallulah Belle Bruce Willis,” she captioned a carousel of photos.Bruce’s family announced his “cruel” frontotemporal dementia diagnosis in February.
Since then, the family has spoken several times about Bruce’s condition, as has his friend, “Moonlighting” creator Glenn Gordon Caron, who revealed this month that while Bruce is “not totally verbal,” he’s excited that the ’80s TV series he starred in opposite Cybill Shepherd is now streaming on Hulu.“The process [to get ‘Moonlighting’ onto Hulu] has taken quite a while and Bruce’s disease is a progressive disease, so I was able to communicate with him, before the disease rendered him as incommunicative as he is now, about hoping to get the show back in front of people,” Caron, 69, told The Post. “I know it means a lot to him.”Meanwhile, Bruce’s wife, Emma Hemming, 45, revealed last week that she feels “guilt” over