Hollywood actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked recently while he was attending a sporting event in South Africa. The 'Terminator' star was reportedly taking photographs with fans when suddenly a man jumped and kicked him from the back. The felon was detained immediately and the 71-year-old actor was seen walking out of the convention center moments later.
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As the video of the incident surfaced on the internet and fans have expressed their concerns over the veteran star's health. However, the actor recently issued a statement after suffering the shocking attack and said that there is nothing to worry about. Thanking fans for their concern, he said that he thought that it was just jostled by the crowd, which happens a lot. He said he only realized he was kicked when he saw the video.
"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." he wrote in the post.
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As per media reports, the incident happened at a sporting event 'Arnold Classic Africa', at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, where he was judging a skipping competition.
Following the incident on the same day, he posted a video on Twitter of himself greeting fans in Sandton. He captioned the post saying, "Make sure to tune into my @Snapchat to see all 90 sports we have here at the @ArnoldSports Africa! Fitness is for everyone."
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