Legendary bodybuilder and longtime friend of FLEX Arnold Schwarzenegger was rushed into emergency open-heart surgery, TMZ reports.

The seven-time Mr. Olympia, 70, was undergoing a catheter valve replacement—a “somewhat experimental” surgery—when he developed complications. Doctors were on standby in case the valve replacement failed, and quickly determined a second procedure was necessary. They rushed Schwarzenegger into an emergency operation that lasted several hours, according to TMZ‘s report. 

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The former California governor and Hollywood veteran underwent an elective heart surgery back in 1997 to correct a congenitally defective valve, and still lives a healthy lifestyle—lifting and cycling. 

Schwarzenegger is reportedly in stable condition, and we wish him a speedy recovery.