“We have 90 sports here in South Africa at the @ArnoldSports, and 24,000 athletes of all ages and abilities inspiring all of us to get off the couch,” he wrote on a separate tweet. “Let’s put this spotlight on them.”
WHAT’S BEING CLAIMED:
- Arnold Schwarzenegger isn’t going to press any charges against the man who dropkicked him in the back at a sporting event in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- The 71-year-old actor tweeted Sunday to inform his fans that he is “moving on” and would “rather focus on the thousands of great athletes I met at @ArnoldSports Africa.”
- Schwarzenegger is seen filming a Snapchat video of himself when the assailant runs up behind him and dropkicked the Terminator star who didn’t seem to get hurt.
Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Twitter on Sunday, announcing that he is not pressing charges against the person who attacked over the weekend.
“A lot of you have asked, but I’m not pressing charges,” Schwarzenegger wrote on Twitter. “I hope this was a wake-up call, and he gets his life on the right track. But I’m moving on and I’d rather focus on the thousands of great athletes I met at @ArnoldSports Africa.”
Apparently in South Africa they believe the Terminator is real! Arnold Schwarzenegger got DROP KICKED! pic.twitter.com/QJaUNG0wVl
— KEEM 🍿 (@KEEMSTAR) May 18, 2019
The “Terminator” star’s security apprehended the assailant. Schwarzenegger looked surprised but wasn’t hurt and just shook it off as if nothing happened.
Shortly after the attack, the “Governator” tweeted, “Thanks for your concerns, but there is nothing to worry about. I thought I was just jostled by the crowd, which happens a lot. I only realized I was kicked when I saw the video like all of you.”
He jokingly added: “I’m just glad the idiot didn’t interrupt my Snapchat.”
Extra host Mario Lopez tweeted: “Some idiot tried to drop kick 71yr old @Schwarzenegger. Like a mosquito kickin a rhino it didn’t even bother my guy… #Legend.”
The assailant has not been identified and his motive not yet determined. Schwarzenegger is not bothered at all.