Demi Moore Thought Bruce Willis Was ‘Kind of a Jerk’ When She First Met Him

by Jeremy Spirogis
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore

Demi Moore and Bruce Willis shared a gorgeous marriage from 1987-2000. And though they finally made the choice to get divorced, they continue to be extremely near this present day. But consider it or not, when Moore first met the person who would finally turn into the daddy to her youngsters, she thought he was “kind of a jerk.”

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore | Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection by way of Getty Images

Demi Moore and Bruce Willis are nonetheless good pals

Moore and Willis are the definition of ex-couple objectives. They appear even nearer now than they had been after they had been married, and in keeping with Moore’s memoir, the 2 turned “more connected” following their cut up.

Bruce Willis and actress Demi Moore in 1989Bruce Willis and actress Demi Moore in 1989
Bruce Willis and actress Demi Moore in 1989 | Ron Galella Collection by way of Getty Images

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On the actress’s social media accounts, she usually posts footage with Willis for “flashback Friday” and “throwback Thursday.” And following Moore’s latest birthday, Willis and his present spouse Emma made a post by way of Entertainment Tonight to have fun her special occasion.

The caption learn, “Happy birthday Demi Moore! We adore you!”

In the image, Willis and Emma could be seen sporting large smiles as they maintain up Moore’s not too long ago revealed memoir.

And after she launched the e book, Willis referred to as her as much as inform his ex-wife how pleased with her he was. According to Moore by way of HuffPost, the telephone name obtained extraordinarily “emotional,” the place they each ended up crying.

“And I’m not a crier,” the actress provides. 

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Demi Moore & Bruce Willis during "Bandits" Los Angeles PremiereDemi Moore & Bruce Willis during "Bandits" Los Angeles Premiere
Demi Moore & Bruce Willis throughout “Bandits” Los Angeles Premiere | SGranitz/WireImage

Moore and Willis first met on the film premiere of the 1987 movie, Stakeout. And funnily sufficient, her first impression of the person who would turn into her husband was that he was “kind of a jerk.” She says that upon approaching him, he got here throughout as a bit guarded and standoffish. Moore later discovered this was as a result of he was on a date with one other girl that evening. 

Yet as time went on, Willis turned an increasing number of centered on Demi. Abandoning his date, he as a substitute positioned all his give attention to his soon-to-be spouse.

“He’s all over you like a cheap suit in the rain,” Moore’s friend had advised her that evening.

And it was true. Willis couldn’t take his eyes off of her. She reveals in her memoir how a lot of a gentleman he was all through the evening.

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Bruce Willis kissing spouse Demi Moore whereas working as a bartender at his restaurant | The LIFE Picture Collection by way of Getty Images

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“I’d never encountered treatment like this before,” she wrote. “Bruce was so gallant- in his own boisterous way, a real gentleman. When I said it was time for me to go home, he offered to walk me to my car. He was so eager about it- Like a little boy who didn’t want to miss the ice-cream truck. When he asked for my number, I felt a wave of schoolgirl flutters.”

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore had been amicable after their divorce

Bruce Willis and Demi MooreBruce Willis and Demi Moore
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore | Ron Galella Collection by way of Getty Images

Moore reveals in her memoir that she had been raised in a damaged residence. Her mother and father, who finally divorced, would at all times combat over the youngsters and make them take sides. Moore and Willis needed to create essentially the most civil divorce potential for the sake of their three daughters.

“It’s a funny thing to say, but I’m very proud of our divorce,” Moore revealed. “I think Bruce was fearful at the beginning that I was going to make our split difficult, and that I would express my anger and whatever baggage that I had from our marriage by obstructing his access to the kids — that I’d turn to all of those ploys divorcing couples use as weapons. But I didn’t, and neither did he.” 

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