“He is just trying to stay alive, it’s bad”: Joe Rogan is Deeply Hurt After Learning Sad Rumors About Bruce Willis

Joe Rogan is Deeply Hurt After Learning Sad Rumors About Bruce Willis
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Bruce Willis has had a long successful career as an actor in Hollywood. The actor is known for starring in various films of diverse genres ranging from blockbusters to working with auteur filmmakers with offbeat and original narratives. Since the 2020s, the actor has been on the news circuits for his health problems. In 2022, his family announced his official retirement from acting as he was diagnosed with aphasia, a disorder that affects language expression, communication, and comprehension of oneself and their surroundings. Many fans have expressed their sympathies and sadness regarding the illness and the actor’s retirement from the movies. Popular sports commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan also reflected on Bruce Willis and his retirement.

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Joe Rogan is Sad to Hear about Bruce Willis’ Condition

Joe Rogan hosting The Joe Rogan Experience
Joe Rogan hosting The Joe Rogan Experience

In an episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, Joe Rogan talked about Bruce Willis‘ illness with aphasia and the deteriorating state of the actor’s health and state of mind. Amidst a talk about AI and its capabilities, he said, 

“Bruce Willis sold all the rights to his voice, cause he has, I think its called aphasia. He’s got a serious neurological condition, something’s really wrong with him. He gave up the rights to AI and deepfakes of him for ads…I mean, he’s just trying to stay alive, it’s bad. There was a video of him with his family, I think they were celebrating a birthday. And he was just, you could see him struggling, it’s so sad”

Rogan was distraught and extremely sad as he talked about Willis and he does seem affected by the news of the actor, who once entertained the world, to be struck with such a devastating and damaging illness.

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Also read: “This is so sad. This breaks my heart”: Bruce Willis Struggling To Form A Sentence In A Resurfaced Interview Upsets His Die-Hard Fans

The End of an Era for Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis

As Bruce Willis’ illness continues to progress, it does seem that it is really an end to Willis’ career as an actor. Recently in February of 2023, he was diagnosed with frontotempral dementia, which is a sign of further deterioration of his mental state and his ability to speak and communicate  It is extremely saddening news for fans and people who have long enjoyed the enjoyable films and performances that the actor has given throughout his career. One hopes that the actor finds peace and stability in his new phase of life and tries to live one day at a time.

His career and his contributions to cinema will always be remembered and he is among one of the most charismatic actors that have ever graced the silver screen. His legacy will live on as new people will discover his works and celebrate the actor for many years to come.

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Also read: “I’m not good”: Bruce Willis’ Wife Breaks Down as Actor Struggles With Dementia Despite Demi Moore Moving Heaven and Earth to Cure Former Husband

Bruce Willis’ Significant Works

Bruce Willis in Looper
Bruce Willis in Looper

Bruce Willis has a plethora of works that have cemented him as a capable leading man in Hollywood. His character of John McClane in the Die Hard Franchise will always remain his most iconic and celebrated role in his career. His other important and recognized works include Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense(1999), Unbreakable (2000), Sin City (2005), Looper (2012), and Glass (2019) to name a few.

Also read: “You’ve got to come here basically n-ked”: Bruce Willis Was Concerned Fans Would Hate His $168M Movie Starring Brad Pitt After Director’s Strange Demand

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Written by Rahul Thokchom

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Rahul Thokchom is a senior content writer at Fandomwire who is passionate about covering the world of pop culture and entertainment. He has a Masters Degree in English that contributes to the richness and creativity in his works.