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Bruce Willis’ daughter Scout shares unseen photos of dad amid dementia battle

Scout is the daughter of the Pulp Fiction actor and Demi Moore

Bruce Willis and daughter Scount
Faye James
Senior Editor
4 January 2024
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Scout Willis, the 32-year-old daughter of Bruce Willis, recently shared an intimate and touching photograph that beautifully captures her bond with her father. 

In the shared slideshow, a poignant image stood out, showing Scout cozily nestled against Bruce, who seemed to be lying in bed. 

This tender moment was accompanied by Scout's heartfelt caption: "BIG YEAR FOR SCOUTER WELCOME TO THE JOY," reflecting her affection and optimism.

Bruce Willis, celebrated for his iconic roles in "The Sixth Sense" and "Pulp Fiction," was previously married to Scout's mother, Demi Moore. 

Scout with her father Bruce© Instagram
Scout with her father Bruce

Their marriage, lasting from 1987 to 2000, was a significant chapter in Hollywood's history, and even after their separation, Bruce and Demi have remained amicable. 

The former couple shares three daughters: Rumer, now 35, Scout, and Tallulah, now 29.In 2007, Bruce's life took a new turn when he started dating model Emma Heming. 

Bruce Willis' daughter shares emotional message amid 'whirlwind life' and his dementia

Their relationship blossomed into marriage in 2009, and they have since welcomed two daughters, Mabel, 11, and Evelyn, 9. 

Celebrating their enduring love, Emma marked their 16th wedding anniversary with a touching Instagram post, filled with affectionate photos and a sincere message about her husband. 

bruce willis and daughter scout holding hands on Instagram© @scoutlaruewillis / Instagram
In the clip shared to Scout's Instagram Stories, she holds her hand out to her dad Bruce Willis and lovingly smiles as he reaches out

She warmly wrote, "16 years with this special man. My love and adoration for him only grows," showcasing the depth of their bond.

In March 2022, a significant announcement was made by Bruce's family regarding his health. They revealed his retirement from acting due to a diagnosis of aphasia, a condition that affects language abilities. 

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's blended family© Instagram
Bruce and Demi's blended family

Additionally, in February, it was disclosed that Bruce had been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, adding another layer to his health challenges.

Emma Heming, in a candid interview with Today, opened up about the impact of Bruce's health on their family life.

 She poignantly shared: "It's hard on the person diagnosed, it's also hard on the family. And that is no different for Bruce, or myself, or our girls. When they say this is a family disease, it really is." Emma's words highlight the comprehensive effect of such a diagnosis, touching not just the individual but their entire family.

Photo posted by Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming on Instagram for Mother's Day 2023 of their blended family© Instagram
Photo posted by Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming on Instagram for Mother's Day 2023 of their blended family

Furthermore, Emma reflected on how their daughters have been adapting and learning through this experience. She observed: "It's teaching them so much and how to care and love, and it's really a beautiful thing amongst the sadness."

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