Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bodyguard’s Inappropriate Gesture to Him Had Once Left Fans Laughing

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a big personality. His illustrious 7 Mr. Olympia titles as a bodybuilder, his blockbuster acting career, or his stint as the Governor of California. Schwarzenegger has a knack for making headlines. It is a known fact that the star enjoys watching boxing and UFC matches.

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Back in 2017, he attended the iconic McGregor vs Mayweather fight. The people found out he’ll be attending, but something else in the interview caught their eye.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger talked about the fight

Back in June 2017, the paparazzi caught up with Arnold Schwarzenegger in Beverly Hills to hear his pick in the upcoming McGregor vs Mayweather fight. At first, the ‘Terminator’ star redirected the question to his bodyguard, who answered that they’ll go with the “underdog.”

In the end, Schwarzenegger responded with a simple “I’ll be there”uninterested in weighing in on the outcome.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 06: Arnold Schwarzenegger attends the 7th Annual Sean Penn & Friends HAITI RISING Gala benefiting J/P Haitian Relief Organization on January 6, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for for J/P HRO Gala)

However, we see his bodyguard gently pat him on the butt as he gets into the car. And people found that hilarious. The fans filled the comments with a theme of the Terminator getting “spanked” by his bodyguard.

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One of the comments simply said, “Spankanator”, while others were a bit more eloquent. A fan commented, “’Well, that hit the spot.’ – Arnold, after getting spanked by his bodyguard.” Meanwhile, another asked what we’d all been thinking, “Did he spank the Governor??😂😂😂.”

A ‘crazed fan’ assaulted Schwarzenegger in the past

The incident with his bodyguard was all in good taste, just a friendly gesture joked about by fans. But Arnold Schwarzenegger had an unpleasant experience in the past. It was in 2019 when Schwarzenegger was attending the Arnold Classic Africa event in Johannesburg.

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In a clip that went viral, we can see someone run up behind him and kick him in the back. The blow caused the star to stumble forward, and security quickly grabbed the assaulter. Amazingly, the former bodybuilder didn’t quite realize at the time that the attack was deliberate. He simply assumed he was “jostled by the crowd.”

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Actually, he was just glad that the incident didn’t interrupt his Snapchat. Schwarzenegger didn’t press charges and casually swept the incident under the rug. In a follow-up tweet asking people to use a blurry video so that the attacker wouldn’t get into the spotlight, he even joked, “By the way… block or charge?”

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