He’s back! Arnie on Trump, being vegan and remaining a Republican

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He’s back! Arnie on Trump, being vegan and remaining a Republican

At 72, Schwarzenegger returns in his most famous role, sans de-ageing tricks. We catch up with him

Robbie Collin

“I’m afraid Mr Schwarzenegger got stuck,” an aide tells me, and I immediately find myself wondering: in what?

Images spring to mind of the 1.8m, 114kg Hollywood icon and former governor of California striding through this dainty London hotel and getting lodged in a door frame, or having to be cut free from a minicab outside with a circular saw. But, in fact, he has just been detained by a prior engagement: a video shoot for the LADbible website in which he was filmed eating traditional Austrian and American snacks and desserts, before choosing his favourites.

“They totally screwed up my diet!” he chuckles, ploughing into the room. “Kipferl cookies, Oreos, Twinkies, Sachertorte.”..

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