Dwayne Johnson: ‘Surgery Was A Blessing’. The Scorpion King star and semi retired professional wrestler took his hernia operation as a blessing in disguise. He had been opt to slow down/take a break on his very hectic schedule, he had been very busy promoting his latest films, Fast & Furious 6 and Pain & Gain, however as April 13. 2013 his work detail came to a stop.
Johnson, who missed Pain & Gain’s Los Angeles premiere to undergo the surgery goes on to say that her has seen a positive side his health scare. He is also now spending more time with his family, telling Entertainment Tonight,
“My little girl (11-year-old daughter Simone) was so happy that I was able to come home. I said, ‘Well, you know daddy’s still Superman, right?’…
“It was a really nice blessing to slow down. It was almost God’s way of saying, ‘Well, now you’re gonna take a break.’”