Bruce Willis has been loving his first outing since revealing he was “stepping away from ‘showbusiness’ after being ‘identified with aphasia’ as he was enjoying a soothing walk outside on Wednesday.
In a clip posted by his wife Emma Heming Willis, 43, to the tune of The Rolling Stones’ Honky Tonk Women, the actor, 67, was seen strolling through a wooded area on a clear spring day.
Emma also shared a sequence of images from the outing where she and her husband were sitting on a log, with the caption “Mom and dad from their favorite habitat”.
Latest: Bruce Willis, 67, appeared completely happy and comfortable when he was seen in a natural area with his wife Emma Heming Willis, 43, on Wednesday, a week after the actor’s family announced that he was “walking away” from his career in the present company after being identified as aphasic
The Die Hard actor donned an orange vest over a dark green button-up prime with gray jeans and boots, and he was seen smiling at his wife, who was dressed in a dark jacket over a premium purple with blue jeans and brown boots.
Emma captioned the photo “Mom and Dad” with the photo taken by their daughter Mabel Ray, 10, who was also seen in the clip.
The clip also featured photos of the scenic wooded area the family was spending the day in, as it was flanked by mountains and included rocks, bushes and a lake.
Willis’ family, including his wife Emma, ex-wife Demi Moore, 59, and five daughters Rumer, 33, Scout, 30, Tallulah, 28, Mabel Ray and Evelyn, seven, have released a joint statement via Instagram last week saying that Bruce’s diagnosis.
Emma shared a sequence of images from the outing where she and her husband sat on a log, with the caption ‘Mom and dad from their favorite habitat’
Relaxed: The Die Hard actor donned an orange vest over a dark green button-up shirt with gray jeans and boots as he walked through the woods
In a good mood: The uplifting clip was set to the tune of The Rolling Stones’ Honky Tonk Women
They said the Hollywood icon “has experienced health issues and has recently been identified with aphasia, which affects her cognitive abilities.”
“As a result and with great consideration, Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him. This is an extremely difficult time for our family and we very much appreciate your continued love, compassion and assistance.
They continued, “We are going through this as a powerful family unit and want to send his supporters because we all know how much he means to you, as you do to him. As Bruce says all the time, “Live it up” and collectively we plan to do that.
A source told People on Wednesday that “everyone is focused on all the completely happy moments they can share” with the actor, and that “Emma is so grateful for the girls she shares with Bruce.”
Quiet time: Their daughter Mabel Ray, 10, was also seen in the clip as the family loved their outing together in the natural setting
Picturesque: The clip also featured photographs of the wooded area the family spent the day in, as it was flanked by mountains and included rocks, bushes and a lake
An insider close to the Pulp Fiction actor told the outlet that the actor’s family “did whatever they wanted” to help him and “came together with him in a massive way to help Bruce.” to face what was to come”.
A source close to Heming Willis said she had “tried to keep it together for him” during this difficult time.
“As someone with health issues, Bruce couldn’t be part of a bigger family. It was breathtaking. And it’s not easy to see a partner decline.
The Mayo Clinic defines aphasia as “a condition that affects your ability to speak” that “can affect your speech, in addition to how well you write and perceive each spoken and written language.”
The actor’s family has not announced what caused his bout of aphasia, which has many potential causes.
The condition can arise as a result of head trauma or stroke, or is usually a predecessor of a brain tumor or Alzheimer’s disease.
Patients living with the situation are usually treated with speech therapy and are taught to speak nonverbally.
The actor’s family took to Instagram last week to reveal he’s backing out of court following his aphasia diagnosis