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“You’ve Got to Give Him a Chance”: Before Calling Donald Trump “Worst” President Ever, Arnold Schwarzenegger Humbly Requested People to Not Judge Him

Published 09/04/2022, 1:00 PM EDT

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The five-time Mr. Universe champion Arnold Schwarzenegger ruled the world of bodybuilding like no other. A famous model, businessman, investor, and actor, Arnold has aced many roles to perfection. The veteran star enjoys a massive fan following. Perfecting the role of an administrator, Arnold diligently stepped in as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 and 2011.

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The views that Arnold holds for President Trump are not unknown to the public. A strong disbeliever of Trump’s ideology today, Arnold once asked people to give Trump a chance.


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Arnold requested people to be considerate

Taking up the shoes of Trump, the former host of “Celebrity Apprentice,” Arnold, during that time, had no clue about the future. Highlighting the uncertainty of the future, he said,We can’t always know how everything is going to unfold, and this is what it is.” The audience was quite apprehensive about Arnold taking up the new role.

Trump hosted the show for 14 long seasons, and he, as per Arnold, “did a fine job!” Taking up the reins from the 15th season onward, Arnold said, “I’d always wanted to do something like this.” Trump left the show because he was running for the presidential election.


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Drawing parallel from his political career, Arnold says, “it’s no different.” Advising the people to be a bit more patient, Arnold said, I think you’ve got to give him a chance,” He even wished him luck for his political career.

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Arnold was not always hostile towards Trump. The Terminator star was, in fact, very considerate of him. Coming from the media background himself and then joining the politics, Arnold could very well relate to Trump. However, despite the similarity in their career choices, the two shared very different ideologies.

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Arnold came down heavily on Trump because of the utter mismanagement during the Capitol Hill Riot, 2021. The ex-Governor recorded a video message wherein he said, “President Trump is a failed leader. He will go down in history as the worst President ever.”


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As of now, on the professional front, the fans will get to see Trump featuring in Netflix’s show. As per reports, he will be stepping into the shoes of a spy.



Mubhaswara Ahamed

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Mubhaswara Ahamed is currently working as a US Sports Author for Essentially Sports. She completed her Grad degree in English Literature from Calcutta University. Mubhaswara was introduced to the world of sports by her father.

Edited By: Rupak Kumar Jha