Bruce Willis’ family feels “sadness” on his first birthday due to dementia
#Bruce #Willis #family #feels #sadness #birthday #due #dementia Bruce Willis’ family feels “sadness” on HisFirst birthday due to dementia
Bruce Willis’s family Has felt “regret and sadness” for The actor’s First birthday since he was diagnosed With frontotemporal dementia.
Emma Heming Willis posted an emotional Reel on Instagram on Sunday for my husband’s 68th birthday.
“The silver lining or flip side Is that I’m lucky to feel your warmth and love that goes out to my husband and our family,” she partially captioned ThePost.
“I see your messages, your stories you share and all I can say Is thank you. Your bond helps me and I hope it helps you In a small way knowing that I see you and deeply understand your journey💞.”
InTheVideo, Emma, 44, explained that she “started The morning crying” – fans saw this from her “puffy eyes” and “snotty” nose.
“I just think it’s important that you see all sides of it. I always get this message or people always say to me, “Oh, you’re so strong.” I don’t know how you do it. I HaveNo choice,” she admitted, noting that she puts on her “big girl panties” to be strong for herself and Bruce’s two young children, Mabel, 10, and Evelyn, 8.
“I Have moments of sadness every day, regret every day and I really feel it today, on His birthday.”
Emma noted that putting together a birthday tribute Video for Bruce – who also Has daughters Rumer, 34, Scout, 31, and Tallulah Willis, 29, With ex-wife Demi Moore – was “like knife” In her heart.
“But as much as I’m doing it for myself, I’m doing it for you because I know how much you love my husband,” she added, telling herself, “Don’t cry, Emma.”
In her own Post, Scout admitted that celebrating her dad’s birthday on Sunday was emotional.
“Happy birthday to one of my best friends, King of Pisces, master of duality, both action hero icon and gentle girl dad. What a privilege to Have this man as a father and to learn so much from him about Life, joys, mischief and art,” she said. wrote via Instagram.
“Today IsNot necessarily an easy day because it Is a day Full of such deep love, and our grief really shows us The depth of our love for someone. So I’m trying to be With both of them today,” she continued.
“Sadness IsThe price I will always pay to know what it’s like to feel such love. I send my love to anyone who Has ever felt The capacity stretched out by The immensity of love and The humanity of grief. I love you.”
Tallulah also made its way to Instagram to squirt her “numero uno Bruno” on His birthday.
“I feel flooded With all The good energy and love directed towards Willis!” she added. “I love him and he loves me – what a delight!”
As Page Six previously reported, Bruce’s family announced The actor was diagnosed With dementia In February – almost a year after His bout With aphasia was revealed.
“While it Is painful, it Is a relief to finally Have a clear diagnosis,” The family said he said In a statement available on The website of The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration.
“FTD Is a cruel disease that many of us Have never heard of and can affect anyone. For people under The age of 60, FTD IsThe most common form of dementia, and because it can take years to be diagnosed, FTD Is probably much More common than we think.”
The statement went on to say that The Die Hard star would like to bring “global attention and connectivity” to others suffering from The “wasting disease” if he “could” respond to The situation.
“Today there IsNo cure for this disease, a reality that we hope may change InThe coming years,” The statement continued.
“As Bruce’s condition progresses, we hope that media attention can be focused on shedding light on this disease that needs much More awareness and research.”