Emma Heming Willis wants photographers to take photos of Bruce Willis’ husband Bruce, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia.
Emma posted a video to Instagram following a run-in Bruce recently had with paparazzi. The video emphasized the importance of respecting photographers.
Emma said in the video, “If you’re someone caring for someone with dementia you know how stressful and exhausting it can be to navigate them around the world.”
She also mentioned the paparazzi footage of Bruce drinking coffee with his friends. She was moved to tears when she saw that Bruce’s friends had done a great job protecting him.
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She said, “In order to raise awareness about dementia…it is clear that there still remains a lot to be done, so this one goes to the photographers, video people who are trying get those exclusives’ of me out and about. ”
She said, “Keep it clean.” “I know that it is your job, but please respect my husband’s space and don’t shout at him.”
She asked that Bruce be allowed move and that the paparazzi let him and any other person with him “get him safely from Point A to Point B.”
Emma wrote in the caption: “To other dementia, specialists navigating the world ….” “Do you have any tips or recommendations on how to safely get loved one out into the world?”
Emma’s sincere request is coming just weeks after Bruce’s family announced that he was suffering from frontotemporal dementia.
Bruce was originally diagnosed with aphasia. This condition can lead to speech difficulties and may be related to dementia.
Emma and Bruce have been married for 13 years, and they share two daughters: 10-year-old Mabel and 8-year-old Evelyn.
Rumor, Scout, and Tallulah were his three daughters from his union with Demi Moore.
Bruce’s family is united in support. Both branches signed an announcement of Bruce’s condition with “Ladies of Willis/Moore.”