Rumer Willis, Self-Made Woman
You couldn’t be faulted for looking at Rumer Willis’ white-hot show-biz career and assuming that her celebrity parents, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, might have given their daughter a friendly nudge in the right direction.
But not so, says Papa Bruce. Female First reports that 20-year-old Rumer forbade her parents from getting involved when she decided to go into show business.
“She sat us down and said, ‘I know you two think you’re big shots, but I don’t want any help.’ And she went off and got work on her own,” the Die Hard actor claims.
Not bad, for a humble Kentucky gal who started out life being mocked as a woolly cancerous growth.
And some people have the nerve to claim that America is no longer the land of opportunity…