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Emma Heming denies Bruce Willis has “no more joy” amid battle with dementia as she campaigns for greater awareness of his condition and assures fans there is still “love” and “connection.”

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Emma Heming Willis, 45, wife of actor Bruce Willis, 68, rejected a report claiming that

Emma Heming, the wife of actor Bruce Willis, rejected a report that said the actor “no longer had joy” in his life amid his health battle with frontotemporal dementia and aphasia.

Heming, 45, said in a pair of Instagram posts on Sunday that the 68-year-old Hollywood stalwart continues to enjoy his life, criticized the report and suggested the public take a more nuanced look at the quality of life people can afford. have. continue to struggle with neurocognitive diseases.

Heming, who shares daughters Mabel Ray, 11, and Evelyn, nine, with the Die Hard actor, said in a clip on his Instagram page: “The headline basically says there’s no more joy in my husband; now , I can say it.” You, that is far from the truth.

“I need society and whoever is writing these stupid headlines to stop scaring people.”

The former model, who has a skincare company called CocoBaba and a wellness organization called Make Time Wellness, said the public and media perception regarding neurocognitive diseases needs to change.

Emma Heming Willis, 45, wife of actor Bruce Willis, 68, rejected a report claiming she “no longer had joy” in her life amid her health battle with frontotemporal dementia and aphasia.

The couple, who celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary this month, were photographed in a romantic photo on Valentine's Day.

The couple, who celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary this month, were photographed in a romantic photo on Valentine's Day.

The couple, who celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary this month, were photographed in a romantic photo on Valentine’s Day.

‘Stop scaring people into thinking that once they receive a diagnosis of some kind of neurocognitive disease that: “That’s it, it’s over, let’s pack it up, there’s nothing more to see here, it’s over” – no, that’s all. contrary. of that,’ she said.

Heming said that while the health battle has brought “a lot… pain and sadness” to his family, there is also love, connection, joy and happiness.

She finished by saying: ‘So stop with those stupid headlines… there’s nothing to see here, okay?’

In the caption of the post, Heming said that his “experience is that two things can be true and exist at the same time.”

Heming provided contrasting examples including “pain and deep love,” “sadness and deep connection,” and “trauma and resilience.”

She talked about how she arrived at her thought process in the post’s title.

“I had to do everything I could to get here, but once I got here, life really started to take on meaning and I had a real sense of purpose,” Heming said. “There is so much beauty and feeling in this story.”

Heming said he has come to understand that “people have not taken the time to properly educate themselves about any type of neurocognitive disease” based on “headline after headline and misinformation propaganda” he has seen on the topic.

Heming suggested that the public take a more nuanced look at the quality of life people can continue to have amid struggles with neurocognitive diseases.

Heming suggested that the public take a more nuanced look at the quality of life people can continue to have amid struggles with neurocognitive diseases.

Heming suggested that the public take a more nuanced look at the quality of life people can continue to have amid struggles with neurocognitive diseases.

Heming said it was “far from the truth” that the action movie star didn’t have more joy in his life.

In a follow-up post, Heming detailed that the headlines discouraged people who provided care to people living with dementia.

In a follow-up post, Heming detailed that the headlines discouraged people who provided care to people living with dementia.

In a follow-up post, Heming detailed that the headlines discouraged people who provided care to people living with dementia.

In a follow-up post, Heming detailed that the headlines discouraged people who provided care to people living with dementia.

“Caregivers are already struggling in the support department,” Heming said. ‘These headlines that paint this constant picture of doom and gloom about dementia are damaging to them as they try to build their support unit around it. Or you could convince a person who wants to help in the opposite direction.

‘I just ask that you consider reframing this negative narrative around dementia. “I would be very kind and generous to the next caregiver and their loved one.”

It’s been almost two years since Heming issued a joint statement via Instagram with his two daughters and Willis’ ex-wife, Demi Moore, 61, and daughters Rumer, 35, Scout, 32, and Tallulah, 30, announcing that Willis would stop acting amid his aphasia diagnosis.

In the March 30, 2022 statement, they said Willis’ has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is affecting his cognitive abilities.

“As a result of this and with great consideration, Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him. This is a truly challenging time for our family and we greatly appreciate your continued love, compassion and support.”

They continued, “We’re going through this as a strong family unit and we wanted to appeal to his fans because we know how much he means to you, just like you mean to him.” As Bruce always says, “Live” and together we plan to do just that.’

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