Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Schwarzenegger Says He Could Be Elected President, If Only

Assessing the 2024 field, Austrian-born actor says, 'Who is there?'

(Newser) - The main obstacle between the Oval Office and Arnold Schwarzenegger, he says, is the Constitution. The actor doesn't consider the current competition to be a problem, the Independent reports. "I think the field was wide open in 2016. And I think the field is open right now,"...

Fed Up by Pothole, Schwarzenegger Fills It Himself

The Governator takes matters in his neighborhood into his own hands

(Newser) - Fed up by an enormous pothole in his Los Angeles neighborhood, Arnold Schwarzenegger picked up a shovel and filled it himself. The actor and former California governor tweeted a video Tuesday of him and a helper using packaged concrete to repair the road in the Brentwood area. "Today, after...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Has Harsh Warning for Antisemites

They will 'die as miserably as they lived,' he says

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest no-holds-barred YouTube video tackles the subject of antisemitism, which Schwarzenegger warns is on the rise. But, the Austrian-born bodybuilder, actor, and former governor said, "Nobody who has chosen the easy path of hate has gotten to the end of the road and said, ‘What...

Schwarzenegger's Plea to Russians Goes Viral
Plea to Russians
Goes Viral

Schwarzenegger's Plea to Russians Goes Viral

Actor records video message for a country he loves

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger is back with another heartfelt video message , this time to the people of Russia—a country where Schwarzenegger is hugely popular, per the New York Times . Russian President Vladimir Putin even follows Schwarzenegger on Twitter, one of just 22 accounts he follows. In a more than 9-minute-long video...

Schwarzenegger in Multi-Vehicle Accident

Former governor is OK after 4-car crash in Brentwood that injured one

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger is OK after a bad multi-vehicle crash in Brentwood on Friday that left one woman injured. Officer Drake Madison of the LAPD tells KTLA that the four-car accident took place around 4:30pm at an intersection in Brentwood, Calif. Per the police report cited by CBS Los Angeles...

A Decade Later, Schwarzenegger and Shriver Finalize Divorce

Former couple was apparently in no hurry

(Newser) - It was 10 and a half years ago that Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announced they were splitting, and as of Tuesday, they are, finally, officially divorced. TMZ says the "most drawn-out divorce in Hollywood history" was partially a result of a complicated property settlement agreement, and partially the...

Schwarzenegger Loses Sponsor Over Anti-Masker Comments

REDCON1 didn't like 'screw your freedoms' line

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger's feelings on anti-maskers have cost him a sponsor. Sports supplement brand REDCON1 announced it will be pulling out of the Arnold Classic bodybuilding competition next month, USA Today reports. The company's founder says REDCON1 is a "patriotic pro-freedom brand" and backs "freedom of choice....

Schwarzenegger: Anti-Maskers Need History Lesson

Americans have always sacrificed, but now some are throwing 'fits' about masks

(Newser) - Earlier this week, Arnold Schwarzenegger went on a rant in which he described anyone who refuses to wear a mask as a selfish "schmuck." For good measure, he added another line: "Screw your freedom." Now, in an essay at the Atlantic , the former governor acknowledges that...

Schwarzenegger Has Choice Words for Anti-Maskers

'Screw your freedom'

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger has been pushing vaccinations for a while now, and he sounds a little fed up with those ignoring the pleas of public health officials in regard to COVID. In an appearance on CNN , Schwarzenegger unloaded on those citing their own civil liberties, reports SF Gate .
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Schwarzenegger Resurrects Old Line to Get You Vaccinated

'Come with me if you want to live'

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger became one of the first elderly residents of Los Angeles County to get his coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday—and he did so in typical Arnold fashion, per Politico . "Put the needle down!" he told the technician as she prepared to jab him at Dodger Stadium, referring...

Schwarzenegger Decries America's 'Day of Broken Glass'
With Conan
Sword in Hand,
Arnold Issues
Moving Video

With Conan Sword in Hand, Arnold Issues Moving Video

Former Calif. governor delivers emotional speech about attack on US Capitol

(Newser) - While arrests continue in the aftermath of last week's deadly assault on the US Capitol, a big name is weighing in. With the California and American flags behind him and patriotic-sounding music scoring his words, Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a nearly eight-minute video of himself Sunday to deliver what CBS...

The 'Terminator' Just Got Another Body Upgrade

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 73, has heart surgery to get a new aortic valve

(Newser) - Even the "Terminator" gets laid up now and again. People reports that actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is on the mend after undergoing heart surgery in Cleveland. "Thanks to the team at the Cleveland Clinic, I have a new aortic valve to go along with my...

Celebrities Are Releasing Amusing, Weird Virus PSAs

Arnold and his tiny animals, Mel and his son urge you to stay home

(Newser) - Amid widespread calls to practice social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, celebrities are starting to get in on the movement. Among the video PSAs that have come out is one from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who, along with his miniature horse and his...

Ariana Grande: 'You Need to Care' About Outbreak

Taylor Swift also asks people to stay home

(Newser) - Ariana Grande didn't say "thank u," but she did say "please." The singer has admonished fans to take the pandemic seriously. A tweet Sunday included an image reading: "The 'we will be fine because we're young' mindset is putting is putting people...

Arnie Addresses the Guy Who Attacked Him

The actor tweets after being drop-kicked

(Newser) - Hey, this is Arnold Schwarzenegger—of course he's not pressing charges. The action-movie star tweeted Sunday that he won't seek legal recourse against the man who attacked him while he schmoozed with fans in Johannesburg, South Africa, People reports. "I hope this was a wake-up call, and...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Attacked in South Africa

The 'Terminator' gets drop-kicked at a public event

(Newser) - New video shows actor Arnold Schwarzenegger being assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa, the AP reports. The video posted by broadcaster eNCA shows the 71-year-old standing and filming children at a sporting event in Johannesburg when a man makes a flying kick into his back. Schwarzenegger stumbles forward....

Schwarzenegger's First Words After Heart Surgery

'I'm back,' according to a spokesman

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger is doing fine after emergency open-heart surgery , his spokesman says. In fact, the 70-year-old's first words upon waking Friday were, "I'm back," a riff on his famous "I'll be back" catchphrase, writes rep Daniel Ketchell. The former governor was undergoing a planned...

Schwarzenegger Recovering From Emergency Surgery: Report

TMZ says he's in stable condition

(Newser) - Arnold Schwarzenegger had emergency open-heart surgery Thursday in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. Sources tell the outlet that the 70-year-old action star was at Cedars-Sinai for a catheter valve replacement. There were complications from the surgery, and doctors decided Schwarzenegger needed the emergency operation. Sources say the former California governor is...

Arnold Accuses Oil Companies of 'Knowingly Killing' People

Schwarzenegger says he's going after Big Oil for 'first-degree murder'

(Newser) - Like Big Tobacco, Big Oil has been complicit in "knowingly killing people all over the world," due to the global warming caused by fossil fuels, and they're about to be held accountable for it, per one of California's most high-profile ex-governors. Arnold Schwarzenegger recorded a live...

Linda Hamilton Announcement Means the Gang's All Here

She'll be part of the 6th installment of the Terminator films

(Newser) - Brace yourself for plenty of "she'll be back" quips: Linda Hamilton will have a role in the new Terminator flick being produced by James Cameron, who hasn't had a part in the franchise since 1991's Terminator 2: Judgment Day. They'll be joined by Arnold Schwarzenegger...

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