Arnold Schwarzenegger Admits He Was “probably strict” with ‘Gen V’ Actor Patrick Schwarzenegger

Published 10/03/2023, 11:39 AM EDT

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Arnold Schwarzenegger ushered in the action genre in Hollywood in its infancy. The Terminator star has had many successful ventures throughout his lifetime that gave him all the fame he deserved. Yet, like every other person, he nurtured a family, too. Despite his kind-hearted nature, the father of five did not beat around the bush when it came to parenting. As much love as he shared, he fully wanted it to be reciprocated back as good mannerisms and discipline.

Thus, the 76-year-old recalled the many “strict” steps he had to undertake at times in order to get his kids in line. One such incident involved The Boys spin-off, Gen V’s star, Patrick Schwarzenegger.

Arnold Schwarzenegger once threw his son’s mattress out into the pool

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The Austrian Oak is a man of his word. While he has delivered on all his duties as an actor and a good-willed person, he also kept his word when it came to parenting. In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the FUBAR star recalled the many resorts he took to teach his kids he meant business. Taking the audience to the end of their wits, Schwarzenegger recounted many incidents such as throwing son Patrick Schwarzenegger’s mattress out the window into the pool.

As a kid, the Gen V star had asked his nanny to do the bed for him, which he strictly ought to have done by himself. Upon admitting his mistake, his father did what he deemed was best to teach him a lesson. Sending both Jimmy Kimmel and the audience into an uproarious laugh, the star also went on to share other incidents of bringing his kids in check. Once, he eradicated his daughter’s habit of hanging her outdoor shoes by the fireplace by literally tossing them into the fire.

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Regardless, his strictness never went in vain. All of Schwarzenegger’s kids are very well-placed and successful in their own lives.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger has four kids: Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher Schwarzenegger, with his ex-wife, Maria Shriver. Along with them, he is also a father to his youngest son, Joseph Baena, whom he fathered with Patricia Mildred Baena. While Patrick Schwarzenegger made his biggest impactful showbiz entry yet with Gen V, Baena is gearing up to duly follow in his father’s footsteps.

Katherine Schwarzenegger is a New York Times best-selling author and wife of Chris Pratt. The star’s other daughter is making her mark as an executive producer for Netflix’s Take Your Pills. Finally, Christopher Schwarzenegger enjoys his time off the spotlight while taking to cycling and boxing as hobbies. All in all, it is without a doubt that the 76-year-old’s strictness yielded successful results.

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What do you think of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s parenting style? Let us know in the comments below.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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