‘Dropkicked’ Arnie won’t press charges

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He also asked his fans to move on from the incident and focus on the “hero” athletes involved in the Arnold Classic Africa.

After the footage of the incident went viral, the 71-year-old action star made it clear that he wasn’t going to press charges against the individual.

Days after the embarrassing ‘dropkicking’ incident in South Africa, Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger says he wants to move on. The former governor of California was at an Arnold Classic Africa event in Johannesburg when ‘an idiot’ rushed behind him and kicked Schwarzenegger on the back. After the footage of the incident went viral, the 71-year-old action star made it clear that he wasn’t going to press charges against the individual.

He wrote: “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.”

He also asked his fans to move on from the incident and focus on the “hero” athletes involved in the Arnold Classic Africa. His post read, “Do me a favor. Instead of sharing the video of the guy who wants to be famous, watch some of our @ArnoldSports athletes like this young hero proving that fitness is for everyone who deserve to be famous. Let’s put this spotlight on them.”

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