Lena Dunham undergoing surgery after ovarian cyst rupture
Lena Dunham attends The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast at Milk Studios in Los Angeles on Dec. 9, 2015. (Invision / Jordan Strauss)
The Associated Press
Published Saturday, March 5, 2016 3:33PM EST
NEW YORK - Lena Dunham will undergo surgery after experiencing an ovarian cyst rupture.
Spokeswoman Cindi Berger said in a statement that the writer and actress had been taken to an undisclosed hospital Saturday morning.
Dunham has endometriosis, a painful disease that occurs when tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside of it.
The statement said that Dunham, 29, 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."