Bruce Willis’ wife Emma shares ‘off-the-grid’ photo of them after aphasia, retirement news

Bruce Willis and his wife Emma Heming Willis are enjoying life “off the grid” amid the actor’s recent retirement. Just days after Willis announced he would be “stepping away” from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a condition that affects his cognitive abilities, his wife took to social media to reveal how they spend their time.

In an Instagram post dated Wednesday, April 6, Emma revealed that she and her husband have been spending time “off the grid”. Sharing two photos of herself and Willis dressed in casual outerwear, with Willis leaning against a fallen log his wife was perched on, Emma shared the caption, “Mom and Dad in their favorite habitat.” The images, taken by the couple’s daughter Mabel Ray Willis, sparked an outpouring of responses, with one person commenting, “healing prayers for you Bruce and the family”. Another fan wrote, “I hold you and your family close to my heart and hope the road ahead has enough joy to outweigh the pain.”

Willis and Emma have been married since 2009. Together they share two daughters, Mabel Ray, born in April 2012 and Evelyn Penn in May 2014. Willis is also dad to Rumer Willis, Scout Willis and Tallulah Willis, whom he shared with his ex. -wife Demi Moore. In a March 30 post, the actor’s family announced that Willis would be “stepping away” from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia. Willis’ family wrote that “In the wake of this and with great consideration, Bruce steps away from the career that meant so much to him. This is a truly difficult time for our family and we so appreciate your continued love. , kindness and support.”

Amid the announcement, a number of other Hollywood stars, including those who have worked closely with Willis in the past, rallied their support around the actor. Haley Joel Osment, who at the age of 10 starred alongside Willis in The sixth sense, called the actor a “true legend” in an Instagram tribute. Anthony Hopkins wrote, “Working with you has been a special time in my life. My love and prayers are with you and your family.”

Willis’ film and television career began in the 1980s. His breakthrough role in the series Illegal work won him an Emmy and established him as a comedy star. After playing in the 1988s die hardWillis’ career took a dramatic turn, and he went on to star in several die hard suites. The actor’s other film credits include city ​​of sin, pulp Fiction, The sun’s Teardropsand The fifth Element. In recent years, Willis has made dozens of direct-to-video films, many of which are yet to be released.

Jack C. Nugent