Bruce Willis’ Team Responds to Randall Emmett Accusations

The matter is being illuminated. Bruce Willis’ attorney, Martin SingerResponded to allegations that the producer was being unfair Randall EmmettWhat did you know about the Sixth Sense actor’s health issues but continued pushing him to work anyway.

“My client continued working after his medical diagnosis because he wanted to work and was able to do so, just like many others diagnosed with aphasia who are capable of continuing to work,” Singer, 70, told the Los Angeles TimesFor an article published Thursday, June 30, “Because Mr. Willis appeared in those films, they could get financed. That resulted in literally thousands of people having jobs, many during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

The 67 year-old was born in March Die Hard star’s family announced he was retiring from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a neurological disorder that affects the ability to communicate.

Before his retirement, Willis worked with Emmett, 51, on a number of films, including the producer’s directorial debut, Midnight in the Switchgrass. According to the Los Angeles Times, Emmett told his then-fiancée Lala KentYou can find the Hard Kill actor was struggling during the movie’s production.

“I can’t do this anymore,” Kent recalled her ex-fiancé telling her in a phone call overheard by two other witnesses. “It’s just so sad. Bruce can’t remember any of his lines. He doesn’t know where he is.”

The Irishman producer denied that he was aware “of any decline in Mr. Willis’ health” in a statement to the Los Angeles Times. According to the outlet, he had made five more movies with them. Pulp Fiction actor after Midnight in the Switchgrass.

The alleged phone call to Kent took place in September 2020, long before Willis’ health struggles were made public. According to Alicia Haverland, a property master Midnight in the Switchgrass, the actor’s condition was an open secret on the film set.

“Our stunt coordinator mentioned he was struggling,” Haverland told the Los Angeles Times. “Our first AD saw he was struggling. You would have to be blind to not see him struggling.”

According to the outlet, Willis required significant help in scenes. He was seen by multiple crew members as he needed it. Emmett mimicked Emmett’s actions behind the video monitor while Emmett was coaching him on his lines.

Concerns about his working relationship to the MoonlightingEmmett was unable to work due to his declining health. Emmett is also being investigated for allegations of abuse towards women, employees, and business partners. His spokeswoman Sallie HofmeisterThese allegations were refuted by the Los Angeles Times. The SilenceAccording to the outlet, Emmett/Furla Oasis is currently facing nearly a dozen lawsuits.

The day Willis’ family announced his aphasia diagnosis, Emmett took to Instagram to voice his support for the Moonrise Kingdom actor.

“Bruce and I have worked on over 20 films together. He is a remarkable actor, an action star, an amazing father, and a close friend. I stand by Bruce and his family during this difficult time. I admire his courage and determination in battling this very serious medical condition. Bruce will always be a part of my family,” he captioned a candid photo of him with the action star.

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