Bruce Willis Called His Marriage To Demi Moore a ‘Myth’

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore were married from 1987-2000. And even though their marriage seemed perfect for the outside world, Willis revealed in an interview with Playboy Magazine that he thinks the concept of marriage is a complete myth. Interestingly enough, he said this while still married to Moore.

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore Ted Soqui / Sygma tro Getty Images

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore first had a fairy tale romance

According to Willis in an interview with Iris Playboy, he was “enthralled” by Moore when he first met her.

CIRCA 1995: Bruce Willis & Demi Moore attend the opening of Planet Hollywood Las Vegas in 1995 | Photos by Vinnie Zuffante / Getty

And four months later, the two woke up in Las Vegas, where they were joking about getting married all night. But in the end, they stopped mocking, and decided to tie the knot for real.

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore during the Los Angeles VIP Screening "Indecent Praise"
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore during the “Unusual Recommendation” Los Angeles VIP Screening | Ron Galella Collection / Getty Images

They got hit at the Golden Nugget, where Moore got pregnant that night with their first child. Later, they would head to another wedding ceremony at the Warner Bros. sound stage. In 2019, Ellen Degeneres they would see their ceremony as “the greatest famous wedding” she ever had.

Bruce Willis thought marriage was a ‘myth’

Demi Moore and Bruce Willis
Demi Moore, Bruce Willis | LIFE Photo Collection through Getty Images

Willis got candid in his interview with Playboy Magazine. The interviewer, (who happens A beautiful boyDavid Sheff,) describes how the Die hard the actor seemed willing to monogamy. Willis responded at length, saying,

“What is marriage? No woman is going to satisfy a man’s natural urge to preach, preach, preach. The impulse will not go away because you have three or 10 or a hundred children. On an emotional level, to think that you are going to find one who understands what you need right now and is able to give you, to anticipate what you need 10 years from here, 20 years from now, 30 years from now – for the rest of your life fking cking naturally – it’s a myth. But that is what marriage is based on. ”

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore in 1995
Bruce Willis and actress Demi Moore attend the 1995 Grand Planet Opening Ceremony Hollywood | Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

Willis goes on, adding,

“If you’re lucky, you might get 70 per cent of your needs. Probably 80 percent. Maybe 50 percent sometimes, and sometimes your needs are not met. It is deceptive, against our nature, but we choose to continue because it has other values. I still do it. And I choose to believe it was worth it. ”

When Sheff asks, “Is is it worth it Willis replies,

“Yes. Even with the knowledge that marriage is a myth. In fact, our marriage works because we both understand that it is a myth to think, ‘I found the perfect man, and my life is right now. ‘It’s a garden. You have to tend to it every day. You water it, and you keep the weeds out. “

Demi Moore is suspected of being cheated on by Bruce Willis

Demi Moore and Bruce Willis
Demi Moore and Bruce Willis Jim Smeal / Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

Despite Willis’ claims that he chooses to be monogamous because it is “the right thing to do,” Moore revealed in her recently released reminder that she suspected the her husband at that time impatient with her. She said Willis seemed to have an internal struggle to try to do the right thing, but also a grip on his freedom to “do anything the f * ck he wanted”.

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