Professional-wrestler turned Hollywood actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson mentioned in a video message posted on social media on Wednesday that he, his spouse and their two younger kids examined optimistic for COVID-19 in current weeks however that all of them have recovered and are wholesome.
Johnson, 48, mentioned 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 shut household buddies” whom he mentioned had no thought how that they had develop into contaminated.
“I can inform you this has been one of the difficult and tough issues we now have ever needed to endure as a household, and for me personally,” he mentioned within the video. The actor mentioned his household, like their buddies who caught the virus first, had been “extremely disciplined” about adhering to security measures to keep away from the virus.
The 2 younger ladies suffered solely “slightly sore throat the primary couple of days” and bounced again, although Johnson and his spouse had “a tough go,” he mentioned.
“However I’m completely satisfied to inform you guys that we as a household are good. We’re on the opposite finish of it,” he mentioned. “We’re now not contagious, and we’re, thank God, we’re wholesome.”
The actor urged individuals to put on face masks to restrict the unfold of coronavirus.
“It baffles me that some individuals on the market, together with some politicians, will take this concept of carrying masks and make it a political agenda,” he mentioned. “It’s a truth and its the precise factor to do, and it’s the accountable factor 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,” turning 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 12 months he formally introduced his retirement from wrestling.