Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson set for abdominal surgery

April 23, 2013 at 11:16 AM
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LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced via Twitter he is scheduled to undergo surgery next week to repair an abdominal tear.

"Saw my Dr who had to push my intestines back thru the tear in my abdomen. Kinda romantic," he tweeted Sunday. "Surgery is next week. #BringItOn."

E! News said the 40-year-old wrestler-turned-actor missed Monday night's Hollywood premiere of his new action movie, "Pain & Gain," co-starring Mark Wahlberg.

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