Hollywood Star Arnold Schwarzenegger gets attacked on an event.
The 71-year-old was talking to fans at his Arnold Classic Africa sporting event on Saturday when a man drop-kicked him from behind. Though the actor has not registered any complaints against the attacker.
Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger has said he will not press charges after being attacked at an event in South Africa.
The 71-year-old actor was talking to fans at his Arnold Classic Africa sporting event on Saturday when a man drop-kicked him from behind.
The attacker was arrested following the incident in Johannesburg.
However, on Sunday, Schwarzenegger said he would not be taking the case further, adding: "I'm moving on".
And if you have to share the video (I get it), pick a blurry one without whatever he was yelling so he doesn’t get the spotlight.— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) May 18, 2019
By the way... block or charge? pic.twitter.com/TEmFRCZPEA
The video footage went viral on social media, showed Schwarzenegger posing for photos and filming at the event when the man attacks him with a flying kick.The Terminator star stumbles forward after the kick, while the attacker falls to the ground, where he is immediately restrained by a security guard.
The unnamed man was later handed over to police officers, event officials said.
Schwarzenegger tweeted to his more than four million followers: "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."
In response to tweets from his fans, he said on Sunday he would not be pressing charges against the attacker.
Update: A lot of you have asked, but I’m not pressing charges. 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.— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) May 19, 2019
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