Dwayne Johnson calls surgery a welcome break

Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson went through a hernia operation recently and says it was a blessing in disguise.

The 41-year-old star's surgery gave him a break from his work schedule and he calls that a blessing.

"The Scorpion King" actor was busy promoting his latest films "Fast and Furious 6" and "Pain and Gain", but work came to a halt last month when he underwent a procedure to treat three hernial tears, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Johnson, who missed "Pain and Gain" premiere here to undergo the surgery, admits he saw the positive side of the health scare as he was able to spend more time with his family. He said: "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'," he added.

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