News | Entertainment
29 Sep 2020 15:04
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Arnold Schwarzenegger has reassured fans that there is "nothing to worry about" after a video of him being drop-kicked by a man went viral

    The 'Terminator' actor was seen in the clip recording a message to his Snapchat account at the Arnold Classic Africa event in Standton, South Africa on Saturday (18.05.19), where the "idiot" jumped on his back and knocked him down


    Schwarzenegger admitted he had no idea what had happened to him until he saw the video online.

    He later 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. I’m just glad the idiot didn’t interrupt my Snapchat. (sic)"

    The Hollywood legend also asked his 4.28 million followers not to share the footage and instead support the "hero" young athletes competing at the event, which is named after the 71-year-old star, featured on his Snapchat.

    He added: "Do me a favor: instead of sharing the video of the guy who wants to be famous, watch some of our @ArnoldSports athletes like this young hero proving that fitness is for everyone who deserve to be famous. They’re on my Snapchat. (sic)”

    He continued "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. Let’s put this spotlight on them."

    When Schwarzenegger was visiting Johannesburg for the multi-national, multi-sport athletic event in 2016, he had another dramatic encounter, this time with an elephant which blocked the road in front of his group's car, before walking around the vehicle and chasing it as it drove away.

    He shared a video of the incident on YouTube at the time, and wrote: "I couldn't have written this safari encounter better if it was a movie."

    The clip shows the driver shutting off the engine to avoid scaring the bull elephant, but when he turns the car back on the animal, it bellows and backs away.

    One passenger could be heard asking: "Is he backing up because of the engine?"

    The driver tried to reassure his passengers by saying he was worried about the animal scratching the vehicle, Schwarzenegger replied: "No, he's going to charge us."

    As the car sped away with the elephant behind, the actor exclaimed: "Oh s**t".

    While it was nerve-wracking for those in the car, the former Governor of California stressed how much he is "in awe" of the majestic mammals.

    He wrote: "I'm absolutely in awe of these beautiful, strong animals, even though some of us had to change our pants after this.

    "We need to stop killing them - take a photo, not a shot. Would you rather be able to experience these creatures or a hunk of ivory? I thought so."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     29 Sep: Ricky Wilson has postponed his wedding, due to the Covid-19 pandemic
     29 Sep: Lucy Liu has "overhauled" her life since becoming a mother
     29 Sep: Jane Fonda "didn't know" how to make a marriage work
     29 Sep: Chris Rock underwent “nine hours of tests” to uncover his Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NVLD)
     29 Sep: Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich are “working” on their marriage
     29 Sep: Khloe Kardashian hopes ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ has proven that “family is everything”
     29 Sep: David Oyelowo’s father has died
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The All Blacks are working with Scott Barrett and Ngani Laumape to get them to the Rugby Championship More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Dental Association says it's thrilled with Labour's election plans for the health sector More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Ricky Wilson has postponed his wedding, due to the Covid-19 pandemic 14:58

    Rugby:
    The All Blacks are working with Scott Barrett and Ngani Laumape to get them to the Rugby Championship 14:57

    Rugby:
    The Tampa Bay Lightning are closing in on their second Stanley Cup ice hockey title 14:57

    Entertainment:
    Lucy Liu has "overhauled" her life since becoming a mother 14:28

    Living & Travel:
    Indonesia's Jurassic Park-inspired tourist attraction worries Komodo dragon fans 14:27

    Environment:
    Unwelcome and unexpected wild September weather for farmers in the the lower South Island 14:07

    Entertainment:
    Jane Fonda "didn't know" how to make a marriage work 13:58

    Rugby:
    All Blacks coach Ian Foster believes he still has a full roster of players to select for the Rugby Championship 13:47

    International:
    How coronavirus is linked to an increase in complex mental illness, including psychosis, in young adults and older people 13:37

    Entertainment:
    Chris Rock underwent “nine hours of tests” to uncover his Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NVLD) 13:28


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd