Zac Efron has given fans the fright of their lives after reports surfaced he had been airlifted to hospital for a potentially fatal medical emergency.
Now, the Hollywood actor has broken his silence for the first time since being rushed to the hospital.
This is really serious... Keep scrolling for the full story.
Zac Efron has been on our screens for over a decade.
via: GettyZac Efron first came into our lives in 2006 as the fresh-faced, sparkly-eyed teen, Troy Bolton.
He was the ultimate teenage heartthrob.
via: GettyAnd young girls all over the world instantly became obsessed.
And, after his success in High School Musical...
via: IMDBEfron went on to play a number of other roles of a similar nature, including another teen heartthrob, Link Larkin in the remake of the 1988 musical, Hairspray.
However, as he got older...
via: GettyZac dropped his younger, more adolescent Disney image, and began taking on more mature roles.
The teenager we once knew and loved was gone...
Although he began appearing in many more R rated movies...
via: IMDBIncluding crude comedies such as Dirty Grandpa and Bad Neighbours.
Oh, and we can't forget the time he starred in the Baywatch remake...Himself and The Rock certainly got a lot of attention.
And the most impressive part about his role in Baywatch?
via: IMDBThe actor managed to build his "Baywatch appropriate" body in just twelve weeks when he was in training for the role.
But, in more recent times...
via: IMDBThe actor has ditched the abs and ventured into much darker territory with his portrayal of the notorious serial killer, Ted Bundy.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile told the story of the demented killer...
via: IMDBAnd depicted the journey of Ted and his girlfriend, Liz, as he is captured and accused of his many murders.
And, yes, Efron did the impossible...
via: IMDBHe managed to make thousands of women suddenly become attracted to a serial killer... Despite his lack of Baywatch abs. If that isn't a skill, we don't know what is.
And people were going that crazy over the new, and "hot" Ted Bundy...
I've seen a lot of talk about Ted Bundy’s alleged hotness and would like to gently remind everyone that there are l… https://t.co/RJGYVMZX17— Netflix (@Netflix)1548699481.0
But this week, some shocking news about Efron's health surfaced.
News broke that Efron had been rushed to the hospital.
via: GettyAccording to the Daily Mirror, Efron was rushed to hospital following a "life or death" emergency while filming in Papua New Guinea.
The 32-year-old was flown to Australia.
At the time, he was filming for his upcoming TV show, (ironically) named Killing Zac Efron.
The show is incredibly dangerous.Killing Zac Efron shows Efron truly pushing himself to the limits.
But it seems that while filming, the actor picked up a serious illness.
This week, the star has finally broken his silence.
He confirmed he had been admitted to hospital...
Very thankful to everyone who has reached out. I did get sick in Papua New Guinea but I bounced back quick and fini… https://t.co/wH3ZAgATIH— Zac Efron (@Zac Efron)1577663833.0