Arnold Schwarzenegger Apologizes for Groping Women

In Netflix’s upcoming Arnold Schwarzenegger documentary sequence “Arnold,” the actor and former California governor considerably apologizes for groping girls previously (by way of Rolling Stone). Five days earlier than the 2003 California governor election, the Los Angeles Times printed a report through which six girls accused Schwarzenegger of groping and humiliating them. Schwarzenegger mentioned on the time the studies have been “made-up” and he “never grabbed anyone,” although he additionally admitted he “behaved badly sometimes” previously.

“My reaction in the beginning, I was kind of…defensive,” Schwarzenegger now says within the three-part Netflix documentary sequence. “Today, I can look at it and kind of say, it doesn’t really matter what time it is. If it’s the Muscle Beach days of 40 years ago, or today, that this was wrong. It was bullshit. Forget all the excuses, it was wrong.”

Despite the allegations, Schwarzenegger nonetheless gained the election. The Los Angeles Times investigation ended up not affecting the polls and even Schwarzenegger’s profession.

“Personally, I was surprised that it didn’t have more of an effect on the election. I thought that more people would be offended themselves,” Los Angeles Times reporter Carla Hall says within the documentary.

“When Schwarzenegger announced he was running for governor, the staff of the LA Times immediately went into high gear to start looking into stories that we had heard for years, but no one had actually investigated them fully,” she provides. “We had barely six weeks to work on this, and we started talking to women.”

The “Arnold” documentary is being launched as a follow-up to Schwarzenegger’s Netflix action-comedy sequence “Fubar,” which marked a return to main roles for the motion icon. The present’s rollout additionally noticed Netflix humorously naming Schwarzenegger its chief motion officer.

Schwarzenegger’s “Arnold” debuts June 7 on Netflix, whereas “Fubar” is now accessible to stream. Head over to Rolling Stone’s web site for extra highlights from the documentary.

Leave a Comment