Emma Heming, the wife of Bruce Willis, struggled to hold back her tears while commemorating her husband's 68th birthday in an emotional message, which she posted a month after he was diagnosed with dementia.
Bruce Willis' Wife Emma Heming Celebrates His 68th Birthday With Emotional Tribute
Emma’s Video Message
Emma shared a video on her social media account on Sunday. In it, she expressed her sadness as Bruce celebrated another year of his life.
A Knife In Her Heart
As Emma, who is 44 years old, created a video reel for her husband's birthday, she became emotional and referred to watching his videos as "a knife in my heart."
Emma Bared Her Emotions
She began her message by stating that she had started her day crying, as evidenced by her puffy eyes and runny nose. She did, however, post it because she felt it was important to share all aspects of her emotions.
Emma Had No Choice
Emma acknowledged that people often commend her for being strong and handling the situation. “I just think it’s important that you see all sides of this. I always get this message, or people always tell me, “Oh, you’re so strong. I don’t know how you do it. I’m not given a choice,” she admitted.
Raising Her Kids In This Situation
Emma also mentioned raising two kids while dealing with the situation. She shared that there are times when we must put on our brave faces and tackle our problems head-on.
Reel For Bruce
The model revealed that she intends to post an Instagram reel later to pay tribute to Bruce. Although it is painful, she does it for her fans' sake, recognizing their adoration for him.
Thanked Followers For Their Support
Although she found watching the videos emotionally painful, she did it anyway for herself and her followers, who loved her husband. Emma acknowledged that it meant much to her and thanked her supporters for their unwavering love and support.
Caption Of The Reel
In the caption, Emma wrote that Bruce was pure love and loved by many. She expressed her eternal love for him and wished him a happy birthday.
Urged Followers To Pray For Bruce
In a recent post, the mother of two daughters, Mabel and Evelyn, whom she shares with her partner, the actor Bruce, expressed her birthday wish for him. In addition, she urged her followers to keep Bruce in their prayers and send positive vibes his way, given his sensitive Pisces nature.
Emma wasn't the only one who wished him a happy birthday. Scout, the actor's 31-year-old daughter, also took to Instagram to share a touching message.
Along with Rumer, 34, Scout, 31, and Tallulah, 29, the Die Hard phenomenon also has three children with his ex-wife Demi Moore, whom he was married to from 1987 until 2000.
Bruce Diagnosed With Dementia
Less than a year after retiring from acting owing to his struggle with the neurological condition, aphasia, Bruce's family confirmed last month that the actor had been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
Bruce Stopped Acting
The Hollywood legend stopped performing last year as he started to battle the illness that was causing his language skills to degrade; now, his health has “progressed,” according to a joint statement from his family.
Bruce’s Family’s Statement
“Our family wanted to start by expressing our deepest gratitude for the incredible outpouring of love, support, and wonderful stories we have all received since sharing Bruce's original diagnosis,” said his wife Emma, ex-wife Demi, and five daughters in a statement.
Bruce’s Stellar Career
Bruce Willis has been keeping a low profile in recent years, but he remains one of Hollywood's most recognizable and beloved actors. He is best known for his roles in blockbuster movies like Die Hard, Armageddon, and The Sixth Sense.
Bruce has been recognized for his work with numerous awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe for his role in Moonlighting and an Emmy nomination for his guest appearance on Friends. He has also been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Birthday Celebration Was Not All Bad
Emma and Bruce were joined at their intimate celebration at home by his ex-wife Demi Moore and his three adult daughters, so it wasn't all bad. “BW, happy birthday!” The 60-year-old Emmy-nominated producer, who has 13.2 million Instagram followers, wrote on the platform.
Demi Moore’s Presence At the Birthday
Demi then posted a video of the blended family and their boyfriends serenading Willis with the happy birthday song. He enthusiastically smiled, sang along, and gave high fives.
Other Stars’ Wishes For Bruce
Willis' Armageddon co-star, Liv Tyler, Sin City castmate, Rosario Dawson, Cop Out co-star, Kevin Pollak, comedian-actor, Marlon Wayans, and Comedy Central Roastmaster, Jeff Ross, all commented on the former Brat Packer's video.