Bruce Willis’s Wife and His Famous Ex-Wife Are a United Front of Support for the Actor

Emma Heming wrote, "I can wallow in sorrow or I can celebrate it. I call this the 'remarkable reframe.'"

Melissa Willets - Author

Mar. 21 2024, Updated 10:15 a.m. ET

Bruce Willis and his wife American model Emma Heming attend CocoBaba and Ushopal activity on November 4, 2019 in Shanghai, China
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Actor Bruce Willis has not one, but two wives — one current and one former — in his life to support him during his health challenges.

As fans know, the Die Hard star was diagnosed with aphasia, a progressive disorder that affects language and memory.

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Since his diagnosis, his wife Emma Heming and his famous ex Demi Moore have both shown public support for Bruce. In fact, they seem like one big, happy family.

Oct. 11, 2019: Bruce Willis and Emma Heming attend Motherless Brooklyn premiere in New York
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Bruce Willis' wife chooses joy over sorrow in the face of his condition.

Bruce and Emma said "I do" in 2009. They went on to welcome two daughters, Mabel and Evelyn.

The couple just celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary.

Emma has been open about her feelings in the face of a tough medical situation for her husband.

She said previously, “There is grief and sadness. There’s all of that. But you start a new chapter and that chapter is filled — let me just tell you what it is — it's filled with love. It’s filled with connection. It’s filled with joy. It’s filled with happiness. That’s where we are."

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She also talks about her relationship with Bruce's ex, Demi, whom she insisted attend her vow renewal.

"She welcomed me into her family like I welcomed her into ours," the model told Us Weekly in 2019. "I have so much respect for how Bruce and Demi worked through their divorce to be able to put their children first. I learned so much from that and grew so much from watching that. It was important for her to be there."

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Demi Moore still supports Bruce Willis — and has nothing but great things to say about Emma Heming.

In March 2024, Bruce celebrated his 69th birthday. Demi, who was wed to the actor for 13 years — the two share daughters Rumer, Tallulah, and Scout — took to Instagram to share a photo reel of their family, writing, "Happy birthday, BW! We love you and are so grateful for you."

The Indecent Proposal alum has also expressed her admiration for Bruce's wife, praising Emma on Instagram.

The star called Emma both "family" and "a friend." She went on to declare, "Our children are sisters and yet there is no name for what our family connection is to one another. We are mothers united, sisters bonded on this crazy adventure of life. Emma is a beautiful mother dedicated to her family, an absolutely gorgeous woman, and now she can add business entrepreneur to her resume."

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Indeed, according to its official page, Emma's business, CocoBaba, "is a body care line that is natural, effective and made with healthy ingredients to nourish your skin."

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Emma Heming shared more about where her marriage stands today on the couple's 15th anniversary.

"Today marks our 15th wedding anniversary!" Emma shared in a post on March 20, 2024. "And today, I can make a choice. I can wallow in sorrow or I can celebrate it. I call this the 'remarkable reframe.' What I know is there is so much to celebrate."

She went on to write, "Our union and connection is probably stronger than ever. We have two bright, fun and healthy daughters. We have a family unit that is built on mutual respect and admiration. And simply, I just love and adore the man I married. I’m so proud of what we have and continue to create. So, happy crystal anniversary to us!"

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