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Bruce Willis Daughter Tallulah Willis Diagnosed with Autism

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In a candid social media post, Tallulah Willis, daughter of actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, has revealed she was recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The 30-year-old shared an insightful video clip from her childhood, showing her stimming by stroking her father’s head at a red carpet event.

“Tell me you’re autistic without telling me you’re autistic,” Willis captioned the footage, shining a light on the often misunderstood neurological condition. When a follower asked if she had been diagnosed as a child, the fashion influencer clarified, “Actually this is the first time I’ve ever publicly shared my diagnosis. Found out this summer and it’s changed my life.”

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The revealing post was met with an outpouring of support from Willis’ fans and followers. Many praised her openness about being neurodivergent, expressing that her transparency could help destigmatize autism and encourage others to embrace their authentic selves.

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Willis, who has been vocal about her mental health journey, even coined her own term — “neurospicy” — to describe her neurodivergence with trademark candor. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, interests and behavior. While commonly diagnosed around ages 2-3, it is a lifelong condition with varying characteristics and severity levels.

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By bravely sharing her diagnosis, the artist and mental health advocate is fostering greater awareness and acceptance of ASD. Her powerful social media revelation underscores that autism has many faces and affects people of all backgrounds, even celebrities’ children growing up in the public eye.

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