Bruce Willis expecting first grandchild amid devastating health battle

Bruce Willis expecting his first grandchild sometime next year. Source: Getty

The Willis family have just received an early Christmas present this year!

Retired actor Bruce Willis is officially going to be a grandfather after his eldest daughter Rumer Willis recently announced that she is expecting her first child with musician boyfriend Derek Richard Thomas.

The 34-year-old took to Instagram to share the wonderful news. Sharing a handful of heartwarming black and white photos with the baby bump on full display.


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Willis, 67, first became a father after welcoming his first child, Rumer, with ex-wife Demi Moore, 60. The former couple then later welcomed two more girls before their divorce in 2000.

Moore was evidently thrilled by the news, as she also shared her daughter’s announcement on her own Instagram page writing that she is entering her “hot kooky unhinged grandma era.”

Following the announcement, Moore shared another photo of the mum-to-be having an ultrasound while surrounded by sisters, Scout and Tallulah.


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“Saying hello to the little nibblet!! Overjoyed for you, my sweet Rumer. It’s an honor to witness your journey into motherhood, and can’t wait to welcome this baby into the world!” she captioned the most recent post.

The wonderful news comes weeks after it was revealed that Willis and his blended family are set to spend the holidays together as the actor’s health continues to decline.

Since his shocking aphasia diagnosis, Moore and his current wife Emma Heming have come together to spend every moment they can with the Die Hard actor.

“Demi has been in constant contact with Bruce and Emma,” a source told

“She’s taking every opportunity she can to spend time with him. If she’s not there by his side, she’s calling on the phone just so Bruce can hear her voice.

“They know he won’t be around forever,

“So they’re cherishing every single moment.”


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With Christmas around the corner, the blended family have made plans to continue the tradition of spending the holidays in Idaho. Willis’ three older daughters are hoping to make the most of their time with their dad.

“There are days when they see glimpses of the old Bruce, but they are brief and far between,” the source said.

“It seems he’s slipping further away from them, and it breaks their heart.

“The girls can’t imagine Christmas without Bruce,” the insider continued to say.

“It’s been painful to see him deteriorate. The older girls miss the old Bruce — the one who used to tease them about their boyfriends and give them unsolicited advice.”

Though the family has faced their highs and lows with Willis’ condition, they continue to be a source of firm support for the actor, with the insider saying “all they can do is tell him they love him and pray for a holiday miracle.”

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