Hollywood insiders and fans were surprised when actor Joe Manganiello withdrew for medical reasons as the lead role in a series for The History Channel on SEAL Team Six. While the True Blood and Magic Mike star had previously suffered a torn bicep, it was not apparently related to his current condition. It has now been reported that the 39-year old actor was hospitalized and underwent surgery for a severe case of appendicitis. The news serves as a cautionary tale that this small body part can cause big problems.

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