Bruce Willis Tears Up Watching Rumer Willis Compete On ‘Dancing With The Stars’ [Video]

Joanne Eglash - Author

Dec. 27 2017, Updated 2:53 a.m. ET

Bruce Willis tears up? It sounds like an impossible scenario for the man known for playing tough guy characters. But Bruce was unable to control his tears as he watched his daughter Rumer Willis compete on Dancing With The Stars together with his ex-wife Demi Moore, reported People.

Rumer also cried when she honored Val Chmerkovskiy, her partner.

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“I was so scared my whole life to try anything or to fail. And you didn’t really ever let me. I’ve never really had anybody who’s believed in me like that.”

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Watching Rumer dance in the finals, Bruce beamed through the tears as her sister Tallulah shared her own views on social media.

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“Look at this cutie tearing up from my insanely magical [sister’s] dance. We are all so proud of you Rue.”

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Rumer took home the pride of getting perfect scores, as well as Val’s return praise for her.

“I love and care for her abilities to too much to ever let her slide on anything,” said the professional dancer. “My harda**-ness comes from that. Every moment I have to encourage her to push to be the best that she can.”

And Demi Moore also was visibly moved watching her daughter earn those perfect scores,reported Yahoo.

The judges were profuse in their praise for Rumer’s and Val’s fox trot.

“Dancing royalty,” proclaimed Bruno Tonioli.

“Poetry in motion,” declared Carrie Ann Inaba.

“Tonight was flawless,” agreed Julianne Hough.

Val and Rumer also earned high marks from the judges for their paso doble-heavy freestyle.

“Luscious,” said Bruno.

“Brave,” praised Goodman.

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“Raw, real … so on point,” declared Julianne.

For Rumer, Dancing With the Stars has been the opportunity to face her fears and overcome them, as the Inquisitr reported.

Willis talked about how the hours of rehearsal daily, and how all that exercise has affected her physically.

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“[My body has] definitely changed from dancing five or six hours a day. It’s pretty tough when you’re jumping up and down and shaking it everywhere… This [outfit] was very exposed for me. I tend to like to keep myself a little more covered up.”

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And she’s been so busy that Rumer is putting dating on hold for now, she told Extra.

“Keeping my life simple,” summed up Willis. “Dance is my focus, not men. Boys can wait.”

And when she does get ready to date, Rumer knows exactly what she wants.

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“Someone that can make you laugh and someone that has just integrity, communication and honesty are the two most important things in a relationship. I tend to connect to someone’s personality more than how they look.”

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[Image Via Tallulah/Instagram]


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