Demi Moore gives update on ex-husband Bruce Willis amid his dementia battle

Actress Demi Moore shared an update on her ex-husband Bruce Willis' dementia battle.

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Demi Moore and Bruce Willis were one of Hollywood's top couples. The pair were married from 1987 to 2000 and have daughters Rumer, Scout, and Tallulah. Although they divorced, the couple remained friends as they co-parented their daughters.

Willis later married Emma Heming Willis, with whom he has daughters Mabel and Evelyn. Moore has a close relationship with Willis and his wife; the entire family often gathers for functions.

Now, Moore and the rest of the family are rallying around Willis as he faces the biggest battle of his life.

In March 2022, the family announced he was retiring from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia. A year later, they announced that Willis had been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.

Demi Moore opens up about Bruce Willis' dementia battle

Since his dementia diagnosis, Willis has disappeared from the public spotlight. The family has shared photos of the actor celebrating his birthday and holding his granddaughter Louetta.

Willis' wife Emma has been an advocate in raising awareness for dementia, and his daughters have shared updates about his health. Moore has been quiet about Willis' diagnosis, but now the actress is opening up.

During an appearance on Good Morning America to promote Feud: Capote vs. The Swans, Moore was asked about her ex-husband. "I think, given the givens, he's doing very well," Moore explained.

When it comes to coping with the changes that dementia brings, Moore had important advice to her daughters.

"What I'll say is what I say to my children, which is it's important to just meet them where they're at and not hold onto what isn't. Because there's great beauty and sweetness and loving and joy out of that."

Willis has a huge support system with his wife Emma, Moore, and his daughters. It's clear Willis is dealing with a difficult situation so we wish him all the best.

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