Bruce Willis gets French honor, opposes 75% tax

Bruce Willis gets French honor, opposes 75% tax

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**COMMERCIAL IMAGE** In this photograph taken by AP Images for Sobieski, Sobieski Vodka global brand ambassador Bruce Willis offers a toast of Sobieski Vodka for charity at Binny's in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. (David Banks/ AP Images for Sobieski)

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by THOMAS ADAMSON

AP

Posted on February 12, 2013 at 8:06 AM

PARIS (AP) -- Actor Bruce Willis has been awarded the Commander of the Arts in France for his contribution to cinema.

The 57-year-old, whose latest film is “A Good Day to Die Hard,” told the Paris ceremony Monday night that he feels honored that his work has been recognized. His attended the event with his wife, Emma Heming.

Willis was born in Europe and said he feels as home in France. But the star said he opposes President Francois Hollande’s plan to tax the richest at 75 percent and hopes he would be able to complain about it if he lived in France.

Willis also said in an interview that he thinks there’ll be more “Die Hard” movies to come.  The one out now is the fifth.

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