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Razzie revokes Bruce Willis 'Worst Performance' award after aphasia diagnosis

Razzie revokes Bruce Willis ‘Worst Performance’ award after aphasia diagnosis

In response, the Parody Awards program organizers on Thursday rescinded the Willis Award, saying it Not appropriate given its diagnosis.

Razzies founders John Wilson and Maureen Murphy said in a statement provided to newsletter ports. “If a person’s medical condition is a factor in their decision making and/or performance, we acknowledge that it is not appropriate to award them a Razzie.”

The organization did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Washington Post.

The Golden Raspberry Awards, often referred to as Razzies, began in 1981 as a way to recognize the worst movies and movie shows. Winners are chosen by popular vote by the members of the Razzies and announced prior to the Oscars. Over the course of four decades ridiculed by Hollywood, the Razzies have sometimes been criticized as mean and lively. out of touch.

Wilson eagle said In a recent interview, Willis’s category came up after his name kept appearing on lists of the year’s worst.

“His pictures were pretty low-key; I think they all went live,” Wilson told Vulture. But when we checked his movie on IMDb and saw, GorgeousHe was actually in eight movies released in one year, and this is one of Razzie’s records.”

On Wednesday, several days after Al-Razi announced Willis’ award for “worst performance,” his daughter Wrote in a post on Instagram That Willis, 67, was recently diagnosed with aphasia, and that it was “affecting his cognitive abilities.”

“This is a truly challenging time for our family and we deeply appreciate your continued love, sympathy, and support,” Rumer Willis wrote.

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But on that day, the Razzies’ organizers seemed to be making fun of the actor. Al-Razi is really sorry # Bruce Willis He has been diagnosed,” they tweeted. “Maybe this explains why he wants to come out strong in 2021. Best wishes to Bruce and his family.”

The tweet raised criticism and questions about whether Al-Razi would cancel the award, IndieWire reported. At first, Wilson and Murphy seemed opposed to the idea, reported detour.

“Whoever takes on Willis’ affairs what should probably have been allowed to do so much work in such a short time, especially if they were aware of his situation,” the founders told The Wrap. “In Willis’ defence, his representatives should have been keeping a close eye on his legacy.”

As of early Friday morning, Willis’ nominations and awards were still listed on the Razzies website.