Bruce Willis takes all of his girls to Paris for Tallulah’s debutante ball

Above is a photo Rumer Willis tweeted from Paris – Rumer and her sister Scout were in Paris with their father, Bruce Willis, for the youngest Willis girl’s “coming out”. “Coming out” meaning the old-fashioned “coming out as a debutante.” I’ve only known and liked one debutante in my life – cotillions sound like fun, but then you realize how much g–damn work goes into being a debutante, and really, no thanks. Anyway, Tallulah Willis, age 17, had her coming out at Le Bal des Débutantes at the Hotel Crillon – it’s an annual event, and one of the most prestigious debutante balls in the world. Scout had her “coming out” a few years ago too. Tallulah is the one in the black and sparkly dress. I’m honestly and truly not trying to be mean, but… when did Rumer become the prettiest Willis girl? When did that happen?!?

Tallulah Willis is officially a member of high society.

The youngest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore stepped out at Le Bal des Débutantes at Paris’s Hotel Crillon on Saturday night.

Willis, 17, wore a sleeveless black and silver sequined gown by Lanvin. Her hair was up and back in a chignon.

Tallulah’s sisters Rumer Willis and Scout Willis also attended the ball (but not as debutantes), and Rumer Tweeted a picture of them at the event.

Moore, who recently split from husband Ashton Kutcher, did not attend. But the girls’ father accompanied them to Paris and the ball.

“He was a little different than three years ago [when Scout was a debutante], more reserved,” a source at the ball tells PEOPLE. “He was there for his daughter, but protective. It wasn’t until around midnight when he danced with Tallulah that you saw him become more relaxed.”

“He’s a dad and he wanted to be certain she felt the evening was for her,” the source added.

In total, 23 young women – daughters actors, business leaders and aristocrats – from 13 countries made their debut on Saturday night at the ball, which first launched in 1957 and re-launched 20 years ago as a charity fundraiser.

Lauren Bush, who debuted at the ball in 2000, created this year’s beneficiary, the Feed Foundation, which is dedicated to fighting malnutrition.

[From People]

Demi Moore was not at the event – according to reports, she was licking her wounds in Hawaii. I understand that Demi probably didn’t want to pull focus from Scout on her big debutante weekend, but still – it would have been nice if Demi had found a way to be a part of daughter’s big event. As it was, Bruce and his preggo wife Emma did all of the parent stuff, which apparently included a big shopping spree in Paris. Bruce seems like such a cool dad, right? Here are some photos of Bruce and his girls in Paris:

Header photo courtesy of Rumer’s Twitter. Additional pics by WENN & Pacific Coast News.

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  1. retyah says:

    Love Rumor. She has a great personality unlike other girls which makes her beautiful.

  2. Bermuda Blues says:

    Tallulah’s**** Debutant Ball.

  3. Eileen says:

    Bruce is the MAN! Hot, good hubby, good daddy. *swoon*

  4. Bite me says:

    Bless the girls heart… So much chin

    • choc says:

      LMAO, “Bite me”!!! I could not agree more!! I haven’t seen chins like that since the McDonald’s “Mac Tonight” commercial!!

  5. Kaiser says:

    *Yes, it was Tallulah’s, not Scout’s, sorry!

  6. Sisi says:

    Isn’t Talullah the one who is the debutante?

    kinda sad that her sisters try to upstage her at her own debutante ball. Bright red and boobs try to get the attention…

    And is Bruce taking the picture? My dad would never let my boobs hang out like that if he made one.

    • k says:

      I was thinking the same thing.

    • T.C. says:

      That is all I could see in the picture was the boobs hanging out. Doesn’t matter how old you are you just don’t go to a party with your Dad and have boobs hanging out. Then again I would slash my wrist before being caught dead at a “debutante ball”. Yuck, these things are only about the exclusivity and thinking you are better than others I would be more impressed if Bruce was taking her to prom or high school honors graduation. But then again that’s just me. I’m actually glad that Demi wasn’t there, it will just look like the typical mom pushing their daughter into high society.

  7. GoodCapon says:

    The Crillon Ball used to be only for the daughters of aristocratic families. Not anymore.

  8. KMD says:

    Ugh I was a debutante in cotillion… it was awful! All of the girls bonded over how much we hated it. For our “coming out” party we actually had to wear pouffy wedding dresses. It was ridiculous. From the looks of these photos though that party looks fun!

  9. says:

    Nah, Rumer did not become prettier. The poor lighting of the pictures just makes her less potatohead.

    Am I too old-fashioned in thinking that I would be too ashamed for my boobs to hang out like that around my dad?

    • Mr. Smurf says:

      No. I would be really embarrassed to have my dad see my boobs hanging out like that. I’d probably be embarrassed if my mom saw me like that too. But then again, I read somewhere that Demi Moore said nudity wasn’t a huge issue in their house. To me, that’s gross. I’m not going to walk around in the buff whenever I have kids.

    • Happy21 says:

      I’d be totally embarrassed. I have boobs and am almost embarrassed when I wear something too tight around my dad. It is weird. And really, its a debutante ball with young girls why would one even need to wear a dress like that!!?

  10. Redd says:

    Everyone is being so nice, I’m sorry to say Rumer looks like Bruce in drag! Sorry Bruce!

  11. Boo says:

    Geez, what kind of camera were they using to get the devil red-eye effect? I haven’t seen anything like that in years. It really doesn’t help them to…you know…look their best.

    Bruce seems to really love those kids. He’s a cutie.

    • Trashaddict says:

      Yeah, the header picture looks like something out of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”, the one with Winona Ryder and Gary Oldman. Remember where the vixens are trying to seduce Keanu Reeves? Looks just like that. Creepy. Maybe they were coming out as vampires, hahaha!

  12. jingoJango says:

    Sorry. They look like the ugly step sisters at Cinderella’s ball.

  13. Birdix says:

    R looks a bit more like her mother than usual, in part bc she has that glassy-eyed, lost, “I’m tough but damaged” look to her. Hope it’s bad lighting and not her absorbing/reflecting her mother’s unhappiness.

  14. Kaboom says:

    Good dad, unfortunately not so good at making pretty offspring.

    • Eileen says:

      Emma his new wife is expecting….I’m curious to see if The Chin will make an appearance-if not we know that runs in Demi’s family! Demi grew up in my hometown of Roswell, NM -I’ve seen pics of her family and Demi got all the good genes in that family! Yikes!

      • the original bellaluna says:

        Wow. I just…I don’t even know what to do with that.

        Roswell, NM, huh? I feel a TON of jokes/puns coming on, but I’ll refrain.

  15. NYC_girl says:

    The boobs are inappropriate, especially when it’s one wrong move and they’ll break free. Bruce has always been hot – just watch “Moonlighting.”

  16. Blue says:

    All that money and they still look cheap and kind of trashy. I would be embarrassed to have that much breast showing, no matter what, but especially around my dad. Those bad boys need support.

  17. Kobi says:

    Love Bruce. He seems like a great Dad.

  18. ShanKat says:

    Cotillion is kind of Daddy-Daughter-centric. They all look great! Especially Bruce. He’s always been a wee sexy bastard.

  19. ShanKat says:

    And re: the boobies: it’s Paris. Not Duluth.

    • Franny says:

      exactly. have a little bit more class than to have your left tit hanging out for the world to see.

      (I know this isn’t the point the you were trying to make but deep sagging cleavage is not acceptable anywhere)

  20. Mitch Buchanan Rocks says:

    Tallulah looks eerily pretty and scary at the same time.

  21. Annaloo says:

    arf arf arf

  22. Emma says:

    You know, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore are good looking people … so what in the world happened with these girls. There is absolutely nothing of Bruce in any of them. They all have Demi’s features, and not in a good way, but in some weird exaggerated form that doesn’t quite seem to match–or work … at least, not for me. I’m sorry, but that picture of the three girls above is freaking creepy.

    • Alex says:

      It’s Bruce Willis’ fault. His genes should be reserved for men only.

    • fabgrrl says:

      It looks like they got Demi’s small, pretty features on Bruce’s blocky, manly head. Not a good combination.

      • lucy2 says:

        I’ve always said the same thing about Rumer, Demi’s features on Bruce’s head. Look’s like the other girls are the same way too, as they get older.

  23. Tazina says:

    To comment on their physical appearance is shallow and immature. I’m sure you’re all such attractive people that you have so much room to make such unkind remarks about others. However, commenting on what they’re wearing is fair game.

    • Annaloo says:

      Oh, this IS a gossip blog… if we can’t talk about the lack of pulchritude of celebrity progeny HERE, where can we talk about it..

      Secondly – I KNOW any sample of young women pulled from anywhere, any neighborhood, any school are better looking than these girls. That’s not even an overstatement.

      I’m sure they are all nice young ladies though.=0)

    • moptop says:

      Tazina, the difference is that we’re not all out in public thinking that we’re all so hot. We know our limitations and are not begging for our pictures to be taken and looking smug. These dum dums
      are clueless and entitled for absolutely no reason.

    • Elizabeth says:

      They are judged on their looks because they haven’t as a group done anthing else to distinguish themselves. Rumer has an “actor/model” career that is entirely based on her famous last name, Scout is in college and Tallulah is doing God knows what (school? nothing?). We don’t have anything else to judge them on – i.e. accomplishments. Maybe its too soon to tell but Rumer doesn’t provide a good example of what the Willis girls might achieve – i.e. not much so far.

  24. Jayna says:

    How nice, as usual, seeing some women on here making disparaging remarks about the looks of young women. Women are meaner and more shallow than men. These girls are harmless and don’t deserve such remarks. They aren’t Lindsay Lohan, who is fair game, or fame whore Kardashians.

    • SEF says:

      Sorry, but it’s just true! They may be the nicest girls in the world . . . but beautiful they are not.

      As for Rumor, she’s had a fair bit of work done to look even that good.

      • serena says:

        So what if they aren’t beautiful? They’re not ugly either, they’re just not hollywood standard. And you know what? It’s fine. I’m bored to see girls who looks all the same.

  25. Cerulean says:

    Not a pretty one in the bunch. Their genes did not mix well at all. 3 rolls of the dice and…they got all the worst features tenfold.
    At least Bruce is involved as a father.

    • Elizabeth says:

      Yes, Bruce does look very involved as a father. And I love the way Rumer looks at him in the photos – she clearly adores him. Nice to see they are close.

  26. Kloops says:

    If I was Bruce’s new wife I’d be hoping for a boy. Let’s hope the Moore genes were equally responsible for their offspring and this is not the result of Willis genes being excessively dominant. I know it’s mean, and I feel a tiny bit guilty (but not a lot bc Rumer fancies herself a celeb), but these girls are not so much as unattractive as hey are bizarre looking. It looks like they have an unnamed syndrome. Hope they’re getting a good education.

  27. Apple says:

    they all got hit with the ugly stick but the media and their delusional minds have convinced them that they are hot. The way they cavort about Hollywood 1/2 dressed and pouting for any camera that will takea picture of them.

    It’s just all so funny.

  28. Lantana says:

    The chick in red reminds me of one of the relatives at the royal wedding (Beatrice maybe?). And when did it start being appropriate to wear slit-to-your-navel-let-your-boobs-hang-out gowns to a party your DAD was throwing?

  29. tapioca says:

    Except for the red lips and brassy blonde hair on Scout they all look fine to me – like my friends and myself would look if we’re at an event that’s out of our comfort zone to dress for. They are merely cursed by their mother – if they were Kathy Bates’ daughters they’d be considered quite pretty.

    • gg says:

      I agree – they are not ugly girls and can’t help their genes. Dressing badly is one thing, and two of them are doing just that. But don’t slam facial features unless it’s their fault; i.e., overdone plastic surgery.

  30. Mikki says:

    That picture is definitely freaky! Looks more like the vampire’s ball, not the debutante’s.

  31. Princess Lizabeth says:

    Aaaargh! It’s a party for the un-dead! Oh…whew…just the Willis girls.

  32. TG says:

    I am laughing because the past year I have been obsessing over regency period romances and they are all about the Marriage Mart and debutantes. And it is so funny because these ugly ducklings would have fit in just fine for an aristocrat looking for an heiress to pay off his debts or hold onto the family fortune. That is the only kind of men they would have attracted.

  33. Renee says:

    I am a daddy’s girl so I love seeing pictures like this. I kind of feel bad that Bruce (and Demi) have to hear/read comments about the way their children look.

  34. Mr. Smurf says:

    I don’t think they’re ugly……just funny looking.

  35. brin says:

    Love Bruce…but the girls are not cute.

  36. ruby says:

    I am so relieved to hear people that don’t kiss ass but name what is, i.e. : the Willis girls are NOT pretty as I hear often, but they somehow were very unlucky with the genes, and it’s unfortunate but true that they are not good looking.

    And I also find myself hoping that this child he is expecting will have better luck. I quite like Emma, more than I do Demi, she seems nice.

    • Emma says:

      I am SO sending Bruce Willis and his wife best wishes for a boy! 🙂

      I remember when Bruce and Demi got married. Everyone was so surprised, because no one (or maybe it was just me) ever remembered them dating. One minute, Bruce was splashed all over the Tabloids, romantically linked with actress Olivia Brown (the pretty black actress who starred as Detective Trudy Joplin in the “Miami Vice” TV series, and Anthony’s girlfriend ‘Vanessa’ on “Designing Women” … she was in the infamous Hurricane Hit Atlanta episode), and the next day (it seems) those stories were replaced with ‘Bruce Willis and Demi Moore are Married!’

  37. Mop top says:

    You have got to be fricking kidding me. What kind of Debutante Ball is this? No debutante group I’ve ever heard of lets the offspring of trailer residents make their debut. Must be some kind of new money thing. As my mother always says, “Movie stars? Why, they’re one step above circus people.” and I couldn’t agree more.

    • ShanKat says:

      I think I’m in love with your Mom.

      • moptop says:

        Haha – My friends are always asking me the last funny thing my mother has said. When we were at the beach this summer, mother was looking at the menu at the seafood place. She said,” Oh, those crab cakes look so good, but they’re only a tranquilizer, and I’m going to need an entree ’cause I’m hungry.”. We just sat there and shook our heads. 🙂

  38. T.C. says:

    Note: Thanks to the person who says Scout is the blonde and rumor the one on the left. Some of us have no idea which is which amongst the Willis girls. Anyway yeah the girls just look strange. I’m sure both demi and bruce are good parents to their kids. Just because one makes it to a flashy (and snotty) event doesn’t mean the other isn’t there to take care of them during the everyday unglam times.

  39. e.non says:

    ugh, so i guess those tats on rumer weren’t temporary….

  40. wunderkindt says:

    Thought the top pic was of 3 dudes in drag.

  41. Laughing Librarian says:

    The deb scene-I thought that was only still in existence in the South.
    Bad pic from the lighting, I think.
    Yes, Bruce is a cool dad, and a cool ex-husband, too.

  42. BELLA says:


  43. Ranga says:

    I don’t think I will judge from that grainy picture who is the ‘prettiest’. I wish Bruce Willis were my Dad! 😀

    Oh and the one on left I think that’s too much bewb for your sister’s day.

  44. the original bellaluna says:

    Seriously? I thought Debutante Balls went the way of the dinosaur. (Except in Mississippi and Louisiana. And maybe Alabama.)

  45. Jackie says:

    these girls are really unfortunate looking. their tacky style does not help.

    the european balls are only for social climbers and the nouveau riche.

  46. corey says:

    Nope sorry Kaiser I still think Tallulah is the pretty one. Me thinks your just blinded by the cleavage.

  47. sandy#1 says:

    poor girls, i know, i know it’s been said many times already, but it’s true,count me in for… unattractive girls, but like Bruce, great dad and all that.

  48. Az says:

    My, my all those young ladies are most unfortunate-looking, no?

  49. cruiz2 says:

    I don’t think girls are bad looking at all! Just not your average young Hollywood hussie, trap?, fake stuff!!! Lessons from Demi perhaps???
    Good for all.
    Bruce is Still so Hot! Demi not! Kids will be OK.

  50. valleymiss says:

    I’ve said it before and i’ll say it again…I LOVE Bruce. Had the biggest crush on him since the very first episode of Moonlighting. Gorgeous AND funny AND a good dad.

  51. serena says:

    Oh Bruce.. I just love him!
    Anyway it was Tallulah’s not Scout’s bal. And I do not agree with you, I think Tallulah is the prettiest Willis girl, she is really cute.

  52. john thing says:

    they’re just not good looking. why keep putting themselves out there?