EntertainmentBruce Willis' health battle and daughter Tallulah's autism revelation

Bruce Willis' health battle and daughter Tallulah's autism revelation

Bruce Willis and Tallulah Belle Willis
Bruce Willis and Tallulah Belle Willis
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2:41 PM EDT, March 19, 2024

At the end of 2021, Bruce Willis' family announced that the star was battling aphasia and had to retire early. Two years afterward, he was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. Recently, Bruce Willis' youngest daughter revealed she is autistic.

Tallulah Belle Willis, born on February 3, 1994, is the third and youngest daughter of the Hollywood couple Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. The couple announced their separation four years after Tallulah's birth, finalizing their divorce in October 2000. Despite their separation, Moore and Willis have maintained a friendly relationship and co-parented their children. Social media posts suggest that Willis' children from his first marriage are actively involved in caring for their father as his health declines.

On "The Drew Barrymore Show," Tallulah Willis discussed her father's condition, describing it as very aggressive and rare. "His situation is not changing, which, I've learned, is the best outcome to hope for in such cases. When I'm with him, I see love in his eyes. He's still the dad who loves me," she said.

Regrettably, Tallulah Willis has also been facing her health challenges. She recently shared that she is on the autism spectrum, a revelation that has significantly impacted her life. "I actually shared my diagnosis publicly for the first time. I discovered it this summer, and it changed my life," she disclosed on Instagram.

Her sister, Scout LaRue, mentioned in a comment that Tallulah "stims," a term for unconscious, repetitive movements and behaviors common among people on the autism spectrum, often as a way to release emotions or stress.

Tallulah has previously spoken openly about her health, including her four-year struggle with anorexia, in a column for "Vogue" last summer.

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