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  • Bruce Willis diagnosed with aphasia, will quit acting
  • Willis' family shared the news via social media
  • Aphasia impacts cognitive abilities

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Hollywood star Bruce Willis is quitting acting. Here's why | Aphasia

Bruce Willis garnered love and praise with the TV show 'Moonlighting' before establishing himself as a movie star.

Hollywood actor Bruce Willis has decided to retire from his acting career after being diagnosed with aphasia.

A statement that was posted by Willis' family on his social media accounts informed that the 67-year-old actor has been diagnosed with aphasia, a brain disorder which impacts cognitive abilities, making communication difficult.

"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," the statement continued.

It further added that as a result of this, Willis will be retiring from his acting career. "As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him," the statement added.

The statement concluded by stating that it is a challenging time for the family and that they appreciate the love, compassion, and support from his fans.

Bruce Willis garnered love and praise with the TV show 'Moonlighting' before establishing himself as a movie star. He is the renowned face of the 'Die Hard' action film franchise.

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