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‘Sixth Sense’ star Haley Joel Osment’s tribute to Bruce Willis

I see love, individuals.

Haley Joel Osment nonetheless holds his “Sixth Sense” costar Bruce Willis within the highest regard.

Osment, 33, shared a beautiful tribute to the 67-year-old motion legend following information of the latter’s aphasia prognosis and retirement from Hollywood. 

“It’s been troublesome to seek out the best phrases for somebody I’ve at all times seemed as much as—first on the large display, after which by some wild stroke of luck, in individual,” Osment wrote alongside a throwback snap of the “Dying Turns into Her” star on social media Thursday.

The “Pay It Ahead” star added, “He’s a real legend who has enriched all of our lives with a singular profession that spans practically half a century.”

“I’m so grateful for what I obtained to witness firsthand, and for the big physique of labor he constructed for us to take pleasure in for years and years to come back,” he continued.

Osment concluded his touching assertion by providing extra variety phrases and heartfelt help: ‘”I simply needed 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.”

Osment starred as a disturbed child named Cole within the 1999 supernatural thriller “Sixth Sense.” Willis portrayed a baby psychologist who makes an attempt to assist Cole navigate his skill to speak with lifeless individuals. 

“Sixth Sense” director M. Night time Shyamalan additionally penned a tribute to Willis earlier this week.

“All my love and respect to my massive brother Bruce Willis. I do know his fantastic household is surrounding him with help and energy. He’ll at all times be that hero on that poster on my wall as child,” the “Glass” filmmaker tweeted.

Osment beforehand mentioned with The Submit the movie’s ever-lasting legacy and his profession as a baby star. He famous that listening to the drama’s iconic line — “I see lifeless individuals” — has turn out to be “simpler” for him.

Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment in 1999’s “The Sixth Sense.”
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“That’s turn out to be simpler as I’ve gotten older as a result of I don’t look fairly the identical as I did when that movie got here out,” he mentioned. “But it surely’s kinda cool the movie has had that lengthy of a life span.”

Willis’ household introduced on March 30 that he was identified with the mind dysfunction and can be stepping again from Hollywood.

“To Bruce’s wonderful supporters, as a household we needed to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some well being points and has just lately been identified with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive talents,” the “Die Exhausting” actor’s household mentioned in an announcement.

“This can be a actually difficult time for our household and we’re so appreciative of your continued love, compassion and help,” they added. “As Bruce at all times says, ‘Reside it up’ and collectively we plan to do exactly that.”

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