LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he will not press charges against the man who tried to drop kick the former California governor at an event in South Africa over the weekend.
The 71-year-old “Terminator” star and former body builder was taking a Snapchat video of a jump rope competition when the attack happened at the Arnold Classic Africa fitness event. The impact pushed Schwarzenegger into a crowd, but he did not fall over.READ MORE: High-Powered Winds Whip Through Southland, Bringing Cold Weather And Dust Advisories
Schwarzenegger later tweeted he thought he had only been jostled by the crowd, which he said happens a lot.READ MORE: Grant's 2 Goals Lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 Rout Of Tampa Bay
The man was immediately tackled by Schwarzenegger’s bodyguard.MORE NEWS: Omicron Surge Still Raging In Southland, Despite Decline In Other Parts Of Country
The former California governor urged people to give more retweets and attention to some of the athletes who were featured at the competition.