Jason Momoa Says He Couldn't Miss the Oscars Day After Hernia Surgery (Exclusive)

ET spoke with Momoa at the 94th Academy Awards Sunday, where he revealed the surgery news and spoke about his upcoming projects.

Nothing could keep Jason Momoa from the 2022 Oscars -- not even hernia surgery. ET's Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner spoke with the Aquaman star on the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre Sunday, where he talked about the procedure and the projects he has in the works.

"I had hernia surgery yesterday so I'm a little like...," Momoa, who is a presenter at this year's ceremony, revealed as he adjusted his black tuxedo jacket. "I've got to present eight amazing awards."

Momoa's stepdaughter, Zoë Kravitz, is also presenting Sunday, making the awards show another family affair for the pair, who are now both officially in the superhero universe.

"I think about it from my kids' point of view, that their dad is Aquaman, their sister is Catwoman. It's a trip," the 42-year-old actor gushed.

While Momoa plays a superhero in the DC Comics film, he is set to play a villain in the next Fast & Furious installment, Fast & Furious 10.

"I can't give away too much, but I'm excited to work with the cast. I've never been a part of that, so it'll be fun," Momoa teased.

As for if he'll be going head-to-head with Fast & Furious vet Vin Diesel, the Dune actor said, "You never know."

Momoa posed for pics on the carpet Sunday looking stylish in a black tuxedo. He gave a subtle nod to his support for Ukraine amid the ongoing Russian invasion with a blue-and-yellow pocket square, representing the colors of the Ukrainian flag.

He wore his signature long locks in a French braid, sporting glasses and a black scrunchie on his wrist.


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