Share this Story

Bruce Willis cries, makes everyone melt with his support for Rumer on DWTS (VIDEO)

Rita Loiacono is an Australian entertainment news junkie who has been obsessed with TV and celebrities ever since she wrote a fan letter to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen at the age of seven. These days, she takes the day off work to watch t...

After watching the latest episode of DWTS, we've got a raging crush on Bruce Willis

The biggest revelation from Dancing With the Stars' latest season is that Bruce Willis is a massive softie who hits us right in the feels. No one could have predicted this outcome.

More: DWTS creates outrage with its latest, shocking elimination

Forget dancing, the most significant part of tonight's episode of Dancing With the Stars was how downright adorable Bruce Willis was. The guy from Die Hard had us dying hard with his obvious love and pride for his daughter, Rumer. Seriously, we don't know if we want to marry the guy or have him adopt us (we're very reticent that it can only be one of those things).

Visiting his daughter during a rehearsal with her pro partner, Val Chmerkovskiy, this week, Bruce revealed himself to pretty much be the embodiment of the perfect parent.

"I'm very proud of her," he said. "The most exciting thing for me was how she looked when she got done dancing and stepped off stage. I love seeing her happy like that. She makes me cry."

Uh, no, Bruce, you're making us cry.

More: DWTS judges punish Rumer Willis for being too good, and it's not OK

Something else we love about this guy? He has absolutely no qualms about being known as "Rumer Willis' dad," as opposed to Rumer being known as "Bruce Willis' daughter."

"Keep doing what you're doing. You're doing great," he said. "You guys are doing great."

Yeah, guys, keep doing what you're doing. Because if you keep doing what you're doing (i.e. dancing extremely well), you'll likely stay on the show and that will give Bruce cause to make more appearances, which is very important to us.

More: Rumer Willis leaves her mom in tears with bullying confession

And it seems we're not the only ones who are loving us some Bruce Willis. His most recent appearance on DWTS seems to have spawned a whole new generation of fangirls, as well as bringing former fangirls out of hiding. It seems the ladies are really picking up what Bruce is putting down. Here's what some of the good people on Twitter had to say about our newest old heartthrob.

You can watch the video of Bruce's "awwww"-inspiring visit to Rumer's rehearsal below, as well as Rumer and Val's routine from the night, and then let us know what you think about Bruce's campaign for Father of the Year in the comments!

After watching the latest episode of DWTS, we've got a raging crush on Bruce Willis

New in Entertainment

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!

b h e a r d !

Welcome to the new SheKnows Community,

where you can share your stories, ideas

and CONNECT with millions of women.

Get Started