‘I Felt Like A Slacker’ – What We Know!

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Late final month, the daughter of Bruce Willis disclosed that the legendary actor was scuffling with aphasia. Many tributes have since poured in for the “Die Exhausting” actor, together with one from costar Justin Lengthy.

Justin Lengthy Describes A Hilariously Awkward Second With Bruce Willis!

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The “Accepted” actor posted a photograph of him and Bruce Willis on Instagram.

He started, “It was an honor and spotlight of my profession to get to work with this man, in a style that he helped reinvent and grasp.”

“This pic is from once we had been taking pictures Die Exhausting 4 and, after we wrapped in the future, he requested me if I wished to go see the brand new Rocky film,” he defined. “I excitedly stated ‘sure’, keen that he wished to hang around exterior of labor and after I rapidly modified and re-emerged from my trailer, sporting this tee shirt and hoodie that I’d worn to work, he squinted his traditional squint and deadpanned ‘that’s what you’re sporting?’”

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Lengthy then stated that he “realized [that Bruce had] invited me to the flamboyant pink carpet PREMIERE of the brand new Rocky film.”

“I felt like a slacker AND a tag-a-long, however he accepted each of those truths and appeared to not maintain both one towards me – and we had a REALLY enjoyable evening,” he continued. “At one level, he was huddled up with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, whereas I used to be awkwardly standing off to the aspect as his briefly uncared for date. I solely momentarily felt… expendable 🙄😬”

“Anyway, grateful for that evening and for my complete Die Exhausting expertise,” he concluded. “Wishing Bruce and his household love and energy. He’s and at all times might be A Legend❤️ #tbt”

Many Followers & Well-known Mates Weigh In On Justin Lengthy’s Put up

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Loads of followers and fellow actors within the trade took a second to touch upon Lengthy’s awkward encounter. Nathan Fillion referred to as it “Basic Justin.” Nick Viall dropped one red-heart emoji within the feedback. Michael Hitchcock dropped three. Michael Rosenbaum wrote, “Superior dude.”

Kristofer Buckle commented, “You’re the cutest man in Hollywood… Till @roblowe comes again from trip.”

Followers additionally beloved the story, with one writing, “Your anecdotes are the perfect. One other fan wrote, “That’s an incredible story!”


“What an incredible story I’ve been a Bruce Willis fan for thus lengthy and have become a fan of yours as properly alongside the way in which. I beloved dwell free or die a lot !!” one other fan commented.

“however a bro-hang on the ACTUAL films 🍿? With Bruce Willis?! ☺️That did sound tremendous enjoyable for a sec. THEN y’do not forget that’s not probs even a THING for somebody along with his fame anymore,” one other wrote. “I’m sufficiently old to do not forget that his STAR high quality & severe comedic timing was simple when he was on Moonlighting with Cybill Shepherd. Nice story 😎”

“I used to look at Moonlighting with my mother and father (I’ve dated myself) and beloved him ever since,” one other shared. “Extremely counsel individuals go watch it if yow will discover it wherever. His humor and sarcastic, deadpan supply is simply my favourite.”

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“You simply by no means know. Hug your family members and make that cellphone name. Hug strangers too. They could or might not battle you. However love is love. ❤️”

“Thanks for sharing and that’s my favourite die exhausting film,” stated one other.

“This film is definitely certainly one of my favorites and I might contemplate this to be certainly one of each of yours greatest work. Really beloved that movie,” one other commented.

“So good listening to from so many individuals that he’s such a cool man,” one other wrote.


“What an unimaginable reminiscence to have with him. I like each die exhausting film and 4 is my favourite,” one other shared. “It’s okay to really feel awkward, I believe all of us really feel that method whenever you really feel like the brand new particular person of the group. Particularly myself…I continuously inform myself strive to not be awkward and say one thing silly. 🤣😬it’s at all times good to simply be you and comfy. That’s the necessary factor.❤️🥰”

Haley Joel Osment Calls Bruce Willis ‘A True Legend’

Actor Haley Joel Osment additionally weighed in on Bruce Willis’ battle. Osment was only a youngster when he starred alongside Willis within the 1999 M. Evening Shyamalan drama “The Sixth Sense.” The movie spawned the well-known line “I see lifeless individuals” and gained Osment the Critics’ Alternative Film Award For Greatest Younger Performer.

In an Instagram publish, Osment posted a photograph of Bruce Willis alongside a heartfelt caption exhibiting his assist.

“It’s been troublesome to search out the appropriate phrases for somebody I’ve at all times regarded as much as—first on the massive display screen, after which by some wild stroke of luck, in particular person,” he started. “He’s a real legend who has enriched all of our lives with a singular profession that spans practically half a century.”

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“I’m so grateful for what I bought to witness firsthand, and for the large physique of labor he constructed for us to get pleasure from for years and years to return,” he went on. “I simply wished to specific the respect and deep admiration I’ve for Bruce and his household as they transfer ahead with the braveness and excessive spirits which have at all times outlined them.”

Many followers showered the publish with coronary heart emojis and seconded Osment’s tribute, calling Bruce Willis a real legend and are grateful for all the flicks that he contributed to the world.