Updated: February 11, 2013 12:06 PM | By Thomas Adamson, The Associated Press, thecanadianpress.com

Bruce Willis gets French honour, opposes 75% tax

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


Bruce Willis gets French honour, opposes 75% tax

American movie star Bruce Willis , poses for the press with his wife model Emma Heming, left, after being awarded with the medal of Commander of Arts and Letters by French culture minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, in Paris, Monday Feb. 11, 2013.(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

PARIS - 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 honoured that his work has been recognized. His attended the event with his wife, Emma Heming.

Willis was born in Europe and said he feels at home in France. But the star said he opposes President Francois Hollande's plan to tax the richest at 75 per cent 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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