Los Angeles, September 2
Pro-wrestler turned Hollywood actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stated in a video message posted on social media on Wednesday that he, his spouse and their two younger youngsters examined constructive for COVID-19 in latest weeks however that all of them have recovered and are wholesome.
Johnson, 48, stated within the Instagram put up that he and his partner, Lauren, 35, and their daughters, Jasmine, 4, and Tiana, 2, caught the virus about 2-1/2 weeks in the past from “very close family friends” whom he stated had no thought how that they had develop into contaminated.
“I can tell you this has been one of the most challenging and difficult things we have ever had to endure as a family, and for me personally,” he stated within the video.
The actor stated his household, like their pals who caught the virus first, had been “incredibly disciplined” about adhering to security measures to keep away from the virus.
The two younger women suffered solely “a little sore throat the first couple of days” and bounced again, although Johnson and his spouse had “a rough go,” he stated.
“But I am happy to tell you guys that we as a family are good. We are on the other end of it,” he stated. “We are no longer contagious, and we are, thank God, we are healthy.” The actor urged folks to put on face masks to restrict the unfold of coronavirus.
“It baffles me that some people out there, including some politicians, will take this idea of wearing masks and make it a political agenda,” he stated. “It is a fact and it’s the right thing to do, and it is the responsible thing to do.” Johnson, who shot to fame within the World Wrestling Federation because the swaggering, boastful grappler often called The Rock, started making a transition to mainstream leisure within the late 1990s and went on to develop a prolific display profession.
He has appeared in such characteristic movies as “The Mummy Returns,” “The Scorpion King,” “Baywatch” and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” changing into one of many highest-paid and commercially profitable actors in Hollywood. He additionally executive-produced and starred within the HBO sequence “Ballers,” about NFL gamers residing in Miami.
He married Lauren Hashian, a singer-songwriter whose father was the drummer for the rock band Boston, in 2019, the yr he formally introduced his retirement from wrestling.–Reuters