NEW YORK (AP/CBSNewYork)– Lena Dunham will undergo surgery after experiencing an ovarian cyst rupture.
A spokeswoman for the actress said in a statement that the writer and actress was hospitalized Saturday. The hospital location was not disclosed.READ MORE: NYPD Officer, Suspect Both Shot In The Bronx
Dunham has endometriosis, a painful disease that occurs when tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside of it.READ MORE: MTA Restoring Service To Subway Lines Temporarily Suspended During COVID Surge
The statement said that the 29-year-old has been very open with her personal issues with endometriosis. No further details were provided.
Dunham writes, directs and stars in the HBO series “Girls.”MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 5 Police Officers Among 8 Injured In Suspected Gas Explosion At Bronx Home
The statement asked that Dunham’s privacy be respected.