15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Dreaming is common to absolutely everyone. But one is enough to get a cozy cottage with a lawn and a garage for 2 cars, and someone dreams of fame and fortune. With mother's milk, we absorb the idea that people are equal among themselves and everyone has the same chance of success. And if you want to be rich and famous, all you have to do is be cocky and persevere to your dream. Arnold Schwarzenegger is a bright representative of the accomplished “American Dream”. His story began when he left his native Austria and came to conquer America. Here he became famous for the most gigantic muscles and became the star of the screen. But this was not enough for him. He became interested in politics and once became governor of the state! However, “Iron” Arnie has skeletons in the closet that few people know about. So, 15 shocking facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger:

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

15. Schwarzenegger predicted his future

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

The very first thing that you can hear from the coach, when you first come to the gym, is that you need to set realistic, achievable goals.For example, throw off a couple of kilograms by the end of the week, lose 5 centimeters of weight in the waist by the summer. By his 15 years young Arnold had already learned how to achieve specific goals and dreamed on a grand scale: like many of his peers, he dreamed of moving to America, becoming a famous actor and marrying a beauty from the Kennedy family. And so it happened ... By the way, the spouse of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, is the native, niece, of John F. Kennedy.

14. The role of the Terminator went to Schwarzenegger by accident.

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

But fate would have it that he should receive the cult role of the cyber machine. But originally the producer of the film, James Cameron, wanted to invite Kyle Reese to the main role. But it was not so easy to choose an actor for the role of a mechanical killer. Candidates did not fit for one reason or another. One of the main requirements was the ability to shoot without blinking! Schwarzenegger himself was very worried about this. As a result, he did not entrust this responsible role to anyone and decided to play it himself. Cameron approved it. Before shooting, Schwarzenegger trained a lot and brilliantly coped with the role.

13. He is not loved at home

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Before Schwarzenegger began his political career, and then ran for governor of California, most people considered him to be their idol. Who has not dreamed of shaking hands with the Terminator? He is rightly considered one of the highest paid and quoted actors of all times and peoples. But add a spoonful of tar in a barrel of honey. But as soon as the favorite of the public started talking about serious things, he showed himself to be tough and conservative in some matters, his popularity began to fall. Being at the post of governor, he acquired enemies precisely in the person of his former compatriots. The scandal broke out due to the fact that he did not want to pardon one of the two prisoners sentenced to death. This is about Stanley Williams, the Nobel Prize nominee. He was accused of organizing the criminal group of African-American Crips. Despite the large number of signatures in support of him, the sentence was carried out, and the Austrian liberals did not like it. For such audacity, they even wanted to rename the stadium, named in his honor and leave it without Austrian citizenship. The conflict has long been settled, but not a pleasant sediment remained ...

12.Schwarzenegger was in prison

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

In those years in Austria there was a law that every young man who reached the age of majority must serve in the army for a year. Not an exception was Schwarzenegger. But the time of service the future Terminator once went AWOL. He fled to the competition for the title of "Mr. of Europe." The game was worth the candle. This was his first big win. He was awarded the first place, but when he returned, he was forced to spend several days in prison. “I could not miss this important event for me, but I did not think about the consequences,” he said later. A couple of years later he received the title "Mr. Universe". He was the youngest ever winner of this award.

11. He was not taken to the movies because of his giant muscles.

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

An ordinary lad from the street would never become the "Mr. Universe". This trophy will be able to get someone who, through hard training, will pump steel muscles for himself. But it turns out, at the dawn of his career, back in 1982, Schwarzenegger had problems with work due to an over-pumped body. The fact is that too pumped biceps prevented him from wielding a sword on the set of the series “Conan the Barbarian”.For the same reason, he himself had to perform all the risky stunts, because it was simply impossible to find stuntmen with a similar figure and build.

10. Schwarzenegger's composition is not just good, it is perfect

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Who among us dreams to have a perfect body? Want to know what it looks like? Look at Arnold Schwarzenegger! He is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as a man with the most perfect physique among all the people who have ever lived on Earth. It sounds impressive. That is, whatever time in the past he went, he would eclipse everyone! Even a hairy mammoth hunter will say when he sees him: “cool biceps!”.

9. Once he saved a drowning person

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Back in 2004, Arnie spent his holidays with friends on a Hawaiian beach. The picnic turned into tragedy. A few meters from the shore a man fell from the surfboard into the water and began to sink. His calls for help reached the shore. Unhappy shouted that he had convulsions. Schwarzenegger wasted no time, rushed into the water, fished the poor guy, and sailed with him to the shore about a hundred meters. He also forgot to grab the surfboard. That's what good physical training means! You never know where and under what circumstances you have to save a person.

8. His parents beat out gay with his belt.

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Teenagers, as a rule, curtain the walls of their rooms with posters with beauties in bikinis. Arnold went the other way. As a teenager, from top to bottom he hung the room with posters of oiled bodybuilders. Photos of idols inspired and motivated him to persistent training. His parents, by the way, both - police officers, tried to knock him out of this "crap" with a belt.

7. Arnold Schwarzenegger - sex machine

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger's long-time friend Tom Arnold, with whom they became friends in 1994 on the set of True Truth, claims that Arnie does “this” 5 times a day! It is unknown whether this source can be trusted. Not so long ago, it became known to the public that Arnold Schwarzenegger had divorced Maria Schweiver after a 25-year marriage because of an affair with a housekeeper. The story is as old as the world. Perhaps he is as responsive to sex as he is to training. Agree, this is a more pleasant method of keeping yourself in great shape than exhausting diets.

6. Schwarzenegger does not like to star in sequels

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

The original is always better. This will confirm any film critic. Arnold Schwarzenegger also once starred in a film epic about Conan the Barbarian andI came to this conclusion. Since then, he decided not to star in the sequels (Except for "Terminator" and "The Expendables"). It is known that he was offered to play in the continuations of such thrillers as "Predator", "True Lie", and "Recall All". Quite possibly, the sequels of these films with his participation would be a great success and brought him a lot of money. But, the master barin.

5. Most of all he liked to star in the “Kindergarten Policeman”

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

In the story, Schwarzenegger has the role of an undercover cop. He is forced to work as a kindergarten teacher to enter the drug dealers. Funny, right? The host of one of the talk shows, Arnie, once admitted that it was his favorite role (not even Predator or Terminator 2: Judgment Day!). He also said that in the process of working on the film, he enjoyed playing with the kids and this experience helped him when he was the governor of California. Apparently, there he learned to appease the sweet tooth with candy ...

4. The fate of Arnold Schwarzenegger and his character Conan - Barbara are quite similar

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Claiming that they are similar, there is no external similarity. Their fate strangely echo. Judge for yourself: both were born in a small village.Conan matured and fully strengthened physically in many years of slavery. Schwarzenegger's intense workouts in the gym can also be called voluntary slavery. Conan becomes a famous gladiator, and Schwarzenegger is a Hollywood actor. Both dream of power and glory. At a certain point in life, both say goodbye to the past and begin a new life. Schwarzenegger replaces the lights of Los Angeles on the chair of the state governor, Conan becomes king. If suddenly Schwarzenegger decide to crown (and for the fans he is already king), then he will have to change his name to “Conan”.

3. Schwarzenegger has an illegitimate son.

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Not so long ago, the public learned that Arnold was cheating on his legitimate wife, Maria Schweiver, despite the fact that he had lived in a happy marriage for 25 years. The marriage broke up because of his love affair with the young maid Mildred Patricia Baena. This relationship lasted neither more nor less than 14 years. She gave birth to a son from Arnold Schwarzenegger, but for a long time kept secret the name of the biological father of the child. Schwarzenegger himself didn’t guess that it was his son, until, as the boy grew older, the similarity didn’t become evident.Perhaps it was the most painless way to learn about the existence of a son.

2. Schwarzenegger's father did not recognize his native blood in him.

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

This "fad" of the father greatly poisoned the life of little Arnold. His father, Gustav Schwarzenegger suspected that his second son was not from him. For this reason, his favorite was always the eldest son Meinhard. It is not surprising that in this situation, Arnold avoided his father all his life and left home at the first opportunity. His older brother, Meinhard, died in a car accident in 1971. According to the then passion of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barbara Baker, when he learned about the tragedy, he took the news dry and cold. She had never even heard him speak about him.

1. Schwarzenegger's father worked for Hitler

15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

And this is not just gossip. Gustav’s dark past speculation began in 1990, after Arnold turned to the Simon Wiesenthal Center, whose main activity is the protection of human rights and the “hunt” of Nazi criminals. He wanted to know about the dark past of Gustav Schwarzenegger, his father. In 1938, he volunteered to join Hitler's associates and was a memberfamous “assault troops”, also known as “brown shirts”. At that time, these units had great influence. Considering that they could become an independent political force and get out of control, Hitler ordered their dissolution. During the pre-election race for the post of governor, all these unpleasant facts became public. But Arnie said that he never got along with his father and was not even at his funeral.

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    15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

    15 facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger