He “had surgery last week to repair the tendon he tore from the bone in his left bicep in the middle of a dance routine,” and that “required that a hole be drilled through his bone,” USA TODAY reports. (Those halfwits who think he’s faking will undoubtedly assume he just had a hole drilled into his arm to keep up the ruse.)
He’s still in pain. “I’m taking two Percocets every four hours — and that’s a lot. Sometimes that’s not enough,” Cristián said. The paper notes that “to avoid a stay in Celebrity Rehab, he is alternating Percocet with Advil.”
He’ll spend about three months recovering. His doctor told Entertainment Tonight, “Surgery went very nicely. I was able to get a perfect repair of the bicep. Cristian will spend about a week in a splint then start rehab. In approximately 3 months he will have a full recovery and full strength back.”
Earlier this week, Dancing alum Steve Guttenberg “knocked on de la Fuente’s door bearing a care package of pizza, cupcakes, ‘trashy’ magazines and a Godfather DVD,” according to USA TODAY, and Cristián said those were “The perfect things when you’re recovering in bed.”
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