“They know he won’t be around forever”: Before His Medical Condition Worsens, Bruce Willis Wants to Walk His Daughter Down the Aisle and Give a Big Speech at Her Wedding

"They know he won't be around forever": Before His Medical Condition Worsens, Bruce Willis Wants to Walk His Daughter Down the Aisle and Give a Big Speech at Her Wedding
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Bruce Willis, the iconic Hollywood actor, is suffering from dementia. The condition has left him struggling with his speech and memory, and his family is trying to make the most of the time they have left with him. His eldest daughter, Rumer Willis, is said to be planning her wedding soon so that her father can walk her down the aisle and give a big speech at her wedding.

Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis

Rumer Willis Plans Her Wedding with Urgency as Bruce Willis Struggles with Dementia

An insider source has revealed that Rumer Willis, who is 34 years old and expecting her first child with Derek Richard Thomas, not only wants her father to attend her wedding, but she also wants him to be an active participant in the event. According to the source,

“Rumer desperately wants her father to not only remember her wedding but participate.”

The source further explained that time is of the essence, as doctors have warned that Willis may have only a few years left before the worst effects of aphasia, a condition often associated with dementia that impairs language and communication, take hold. The urgency of the situation has driven Rumer Willis to plan her wedding quickly and give her father the gift of a precious memory while he is still able to fully appreciate it.

Bruce Willis with his daughter Rumer Willis
Bruce Willis with his daughter Rumer Willis

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The insider also acknowledged the challenges of planning a wedding while pregnant but emphasized that the family understands the importance of making this happen for the Die Hard star.

“In some ways, it’s a wonderful gift for her to give to her dad considering that she’ll have to do a lot of the planning while pregnant. But everyone in the family knows that time is of the essence.”

Bruce Willis‘ struggle with dementia has been difficult for the entire family, and they are all cherishing the time they have left with him.


According to the insider, Bruce Willis is reportedly planning to walk his daughter down the aisle and give a heartfelt speech at her wedding despite his medical condition.

“It gives him something to look forward to and fight for – along with the birth of Rumer’s baby!”

Despite his ongoing struggle with dementia and aphasia, the actor is determined to be present on his daughter’s special day and make it as memorable as possible.

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According to another source, Bruce Willis’ family is making the most of their time with the actor, who is suffering from dementia. They know that his condition could worsen at any moment, which is why they are cherishing every single moment spent with him.

Bruce Willis with Ex-wife Demi Moore
Bruce Willis with Ex-wife Demi Moore

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Demi Moore, Bruce’s ex-wife, has reportedly been in constant contact with him, and his current wife, Emma Hemming, is taking every opportunity to spend time with him. Emma has also been a crucial support system for Bruce and is acting as his voice and communicator.

Bruce Willis is a beloved actor and a cherished father. His family is doing everything they can to ensure that he gets to participate in his daughter’s wedding before his medical condition worsens.

Bruce Willis with wife Emma Heming
Bruce Willis with his wife Emma Heming

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In the face of a difficult situation, Rumer Willis’s decision to plan her wedding with her father in mind is a beautiful gesture of love and appreciation. The wedding will undoubtedly be a bittersweet moment for the family, but it will also be a celebration of the enduring bond between a father and daughter.

It’s a touching gesture and a reminder to all of us that time is precious and that we should cherish every moment we have with our loved ones.


Source: Radar


Written by Minhaz Ahamed

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