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“Hanging Out With Sly”: Arnold Schwarzenegger Once Revealed the Hilarious Reason for Maintaining a Permanent Fix on His Unique English Accent.

Published 01/29/2023, 10:15 AM EST

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is the famous bodybuilder who after pinnacling in his sport, made a name for himself in Hollywood. During his prime Hollywood career, the Austrian Oak undertook a different career path when entered the realm of politics and eventually made it as the Governor of California for two tenures. However, his successful career could not be attributed to only hard work. One of the major attractions that adds to the man’s charisma is his great sense of humor and his comebacks which are no less than witty replies in interviews.

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Owing to his decorated career, Schwarzenegger has appeared in thousands of interviews throughout. But none of them can be categorized as boring. Naturally, when Jimmy Kimmel interviewed Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2019, the least he was expecting was straight answers to his questions.

Arnold Schwarzenegger had a witty answer when asked about his English accent


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In October 2019, Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show. As Kimmel posed a range of questions, Schwarzenegger mentioned that he has been living in the US for more than half a century now. Not missing the opportunity, Kimmel asked how, despite the time spent on US soil, his accent has been more-or-less the same over the years.

To this, the Terminator actor hilariously replied that it might be because of his former rival, Sylvester Stallone. “I think it has got something to do that I’m hanging out with Sly very often.” Schwarzenegger’s witty reply had the audience burst out in a fit of laughter.


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“Larger Than Yours”: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Message to Sylvester Stallone in 2019 Left Everyone Red-Faced

Though Schwarzenegger admittedly spends a lot of time with Stallone now, it wasn’t always so cordial a relationship between them.

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While Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone might be the best of friends now, there was a time when the two wouldn’t miss a single opportunity to mock the other. Theirs was one of the greatest and the most public rivalries that Hollywood has ever witnessed. Stallone has even gone on record to mention that he wanted to strangle Schwarzenegger at one point.

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The two actors used to compete at every imaginable thing. From fighting for a role in a movie to comparing their number of on-screen kills, Schwarzenegger and Stallone were constantly at each other’s throats.


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However, following the typical classic enemies-to-friends transformation, the two action movie icons are now good friends. From fighting for a movie role to starring together in one, these legends have come a long way.



Aaradhana Singh

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Aaradhana Singh is a US Sports writer for EssentiallySports. The holder of a Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, Aaradhana has previously worked as an editor/writer with Asiana Times for the better part of a year. A sports person at heart with a curious mind, Aaradhana is someone who is always up for fun and adventure.

Edited By: Jahnabi Choudhury