“I was thanking him for…”: Snyderverse Star Showers Arnold Schwarzenegger With Gratitude for Confessing World War 2 Nazi Past

"I was thanking him for...": Snyderverse Star Showers Arnold Schwarzenegger With Gratitude for Confessing World War 2 Nazi Past
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Growing up under the supervision of an abusive father, Arnold Schwarzenegger experienced a rough childhood and has been pretty vocal about his father’s shortcomings. And even though life was pretty hard on him as a kid, Schwarzenegger didn’t let the situation get the better of him, eventually overcoming the difficulties, and making a name for himself in the bodybuilding realm.


But despite moving forward from his past, the actor hasn’t backed away from bringing this topic to light, even confessing about his father’s Nazi past while visiting the relatives of holocaust survivors.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger Opened Up About His Father’s Nazi Past

Despite growing up under a tyrannical father, who served in the Nazi Party during World War II, Arnold Schwarzenegger has always believed in spreading the message of love and peace. While joining forces with Wonder Woman Star Gal Gadot to visit Auschwitz and meet with relatives of Holocaust survivors, he confessed about his father, Gustav Schwarzenegger’s past. The Terminator Star further expressed the story must be always kept alive while speaking at a synagogue, stating,

“This is a story that has to stay alive, this is a story that we have to tell over and over again. … I was the son of a man who fought in the Nazi war and was a soldier. Let’s fight prejudice together and let’s just terminate it once and for all.”

Gal Gadot was surely moved by Schwarzenegger’s heartfelt oration and visit to Auschwitz, as the Justice League Star had nothing but admiration for the FUBAR actor.

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Gal Gadot in a scene from Heart of Stone
Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot Extended Gratitude to Arnold Schwarzenegger

Having roots in Poland, Austria, Germany, and Czechoslovakia, Gal Gadot, who was born in a Jewish family in Israel, was touched by her childhood’s star initiation to keep the story alive. Growing up watching all of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movies, Gadot had nothing but admiration for the actor’s achievement in showbiz and thanked him for visiting Auschwitz. Gadot explained,

“It was great. He’s such a wonderful, warm, open man. I grew up watching his films… We were actually talking about work and Israel, and Austria, and I was thanking him for going to Auschwitz, to the camp, last year to visit, and to talk about what happened in World War II. And how important it is to keep the… to remember what happened so it will never happen again to anybody. We were talking about that a lot.”

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gal Gadot
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gal Gadot

Arnold Schwarzenegger is indeed a man with a big heart, as this is one of the many occasions when the actor embarked on a journey to spread love and positivity despite having a harsh upbringing.


Source: Cinemablend

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