Bruce Willis looks good as he enjoys outings in Malibu with friends… 2 months after quitting show business with aphasia diagnosis
- The actor looked to be staying strong for about two months after his relatives released a joint statement via Instagram on March 30 announcing his aphasia diagnosis
- They said Willis “has been experiencing some health issues and was recently diagnosed with aphasia which is affecting his cognitive abilities”
- Willis quits acting career due to medical condition
- The Mayo Clinic defines aphasia as “a disorder that affects your ability to communicate,” which “affects your speech, and the way you write and understand spoken and written language.”
- Patients with this disorder often receive speech therapy and are taught methods of non-verbal communication
Bruce Willis was out with friends Friday in Malibu, California, about two months after his family announced his aphasia diagnosis.
The 67-year-old Pulp Fiction actor wore a button-down checkered shirt over a black top, light blue jeans and black shoes, and a blue ball cap with the letter B on the front.
Willis was seen enjoying a snack and a cup of coffee on a daytime outing in the posh Southern California area.
UPDATE: Bruce Willis, 67, was out with friends in Malibu, Calif., on Friday, about two months after his family announced his aphasia diagnosis
Continuing to live an active lifestyle, the Sixth Sense actor was seen with friends in a video he shared with his wife Emma Heming Willis, 43, on Instagram Stories last week play basketball.
She captioned the video: “I see you BeeDub.”
After his wife Emma, ex-wife Demi Moore, 59, and five daughters Rumer, 33, Scooter, 30, Tallulah, 28, Mable Ray, 10, and Eve, 8 Lynn, the die-hard star looks to stay strong. On March 30, he released a joint statement via Instagram announcing that he had been diagnosed with aphasia.
They said the Hollywood icon “has been experiencing several health issues and was recently diagnosed with aphasia which is affecting his cognitive abilities.
The Pulp Fiction actor wears a button-down checkered shirt over a black top with light blue jeans and black shoes
Wells put on a blue ball cap with the letter B on the front
Willis is seen enjoying a snack and a cup of coffee during a daytime outing in the posh Southern California area
“So, after much thought, Bruce is leaving a career that meant so much to him. This has been a very challenging time for our family and we are so grateful for your continued love, compassion and support.
They continued: “We are going through this as a strong family unit and want to get his fans in because we know how much he means to you as much as you are to him. As Bruce used to say,” Live it out” and we plan to do it together.
Mayo Clinic Defining aphasia as “a condition that affects your ability to communicate”, it “affects your speech, and the way you write and understand spoken and written language”.
The veteran actor looks fit and healthy on outing to the seaside city
Willis was seen hugging a friend as his group walked through the parking lot
The actor’s family has not announced what caused his onset of aphasia, which has many potential causes.
This can happen after a head injury or stroke, or it can be a precursor to a brain tumor or Alzheimer’s disease.
Patients with this disorder usually receive speech therapy and are taught methods of nonverbal communication.
Willis was seen sitting at an outdoor table with friends during a daytime outing in Malibu
Actor appears to be enjoying time with family and friends after quitting showbiz
The actor’s family revealed on Instagram on March 30 that he was retiring from show business after being diagnosed with aphasia