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Dwayne The Rock Johnson's 'heart stopped' when he heard about his friend Kevin Hart's car crash. 

The Jumanji: The Next Level star struggled to catch his breath when he found that his co-star and close friend needed to have emergency surgery on his spine following the collision.

Back in September, the car Hart was travelling in flipped and spun off the road nearly killing him.

Best buds: Dwayne The Rock Johnson said his 'heart stopped' when he heard about his friend and Jumanji co-star Kevin Hart's car crash in September

Best buds: Dwayne The Rock Johnson said his 'heart stopped' when he heard about his friend and Jumanji co-star Kevin Hart's car crash in September

Speaking to journalist Kevin McCarthy, Johnson, 47, said: 'His situation could've gone another way. He knows that, we know that. 

'When I heard the news, my heart stopped and I lost my breath. Kevin's one of the good ones, he's a good egg. 

'So I'm really proud of not only his ability to overcome, but we're here, we're in Cabo [promoting the film], we made Jumanji. Life is good. I'm happy that he's here.' 

Johnson was over the moon when he saw Kevin for the first time after his accident and they discussed how the 40-year-old comedian's outlook on life had changed. 

'When I heard the news, my heart stopped and I lost my breath. Kevin's one of the good ones, he's a good egg. 'So I'm really proud of not only his ability to overcome, but we're here, we're in Cabo [promoting the film], we made Jumanji. Life is good. I'm happy that he's here.'

'When I heard the news, my heart stopped and I lost my breath. Kevin's one of the good ones, he's a good egg. 'So I'm really proud of not only his ability to overcome, but we're here, we're in Cabo [promoting the film], we made Jumanji. Life is good. I'm happy that he's here.'

He recalled: 'We hugged, we had a real strong

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