02.03.2023 / 07:33
Standing stronger than ever: How Demi Moore supports Bruce Willis following his devastating diagnosis
Watch Below: Demi Moore on her relationship with Bruce WillisThe 60-year-old took to Instagram on February 16, along with Willis’ current wife, Emma Heming, and his three adult daughters, to share a devastating update about her former spouse’s health. Following their bold show of unity last year when they announced his retirement from acting due to a rare brain condition, aphasia, the self-dubbed ‘Ladies of Willis/Moore’ showed their solidarity once again when they announced the 67-year-old has now been diagnosed with a form of dementia. “Since we announced Bruce’s diagnosis of aphasia in spring 2022, Bruce’s condition has progressed and we now have a more specific diagnosis: frontotemporal dementia (known as FTD). Unfortunately, challenges with communication are just one symptom of the disease Bruce faces,” their posts read. “While this is painful, it is a relief to finally have a clear diagnosis.” “Demi takes every opportunity she can to spend time with him,” explains another insider.Continuing their joint statement, Willis’ family revealed that there are currently no treatments for the disease. “Bruce always believed in using his voice in the world to help others,” their statement read. “We know in our hearts that – if he could today – he would want to respond by bringing global attention and a connectedness to those who are also dealing with this debilitating disease.” “Demi is utterly heartbroken for Bruce,” an insider tells WHO exclusively.Willis and Moore have long put on a united front for the sake of their daughters – Rumer, 34, Scout, 31, and Tallulah, 29 – with the actor opening up about their close bond after their divorce was finalised in 2000. “I still love Demi.