“I’m a guy. I would not change…” – 75-Year-Old Arnold Schwarzenegger and His Views on Masculinity

Published 11/20/2022, 5:30 AM EST

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the name is not unknown unless one is living under a rock. He is a living legend who has inspired tons of individuals worldwide, be it with his incredible physique or his acting skills. If there is one person worthy of the all-rounder title, it is Schwarzenegger.

Despite being an incredibly successful and influential individual, he has found himself in many controversies and problems. The Kindergarten Cop actor was accused of sexual misconduct by six women while he was running for the Governor in 2003. While Schwarzenegger denied the allegations, he apologized for behaving badly at times.

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When we talk about Arnold Schwarzenegger, we often associate him with being a strong and powerful man, but what are the actor’s views on masculinity? Let us find out.

When Arnold Schwarzenegger gave his views on masculinity

The Austrian Oak had a super-successful career in multiple fields. From being the face of body building back in the 1970s to dominating in Hollywood as well, Arnold has done it all. Furthermore, The Terminator star was also the 38th Governor of California.

During his run for the Governor’s post in 2003, six women accused the Austrian Oak for groping them. In an interview years later in 2018, while addressing the issue, Arnold admitted to behaving badly at times. However, Schwarzenegger added that his views on masculinity still remain the same. The Escape Plan actor spoke, “I’m a guy. I would not change my view of who I am.

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The Terminator actor admitted to have taken “sexual harassment courses” to get a better understanding of what is accepted and what is not. He added that the first woman he was in love with his mother and he always had respect for women. But one thing the actor apologized for is calling his political opponents in 2004 as “girlie men”.

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Clarifying what he meant, the body building legend revealed that it was not a sexist comment. He addressed them as girlie men because they were not willing to take risks. However, years have passed and Arnold won the Governor’s elections.

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As of late, the Terminator star is an environmentalist and uses his popularity to take a stand on global events. What are your thoughts on the star? Feel free to let us know.

 

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Hamza Qazi

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Hamza Qazi is a writer for Netflix junkie. He is currently a second year student pursuing B.com Honors.

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