Bruised Bloodied Arnold – Arnold Schwarzenegger has been banged around, bloodied and bruised, while filming a contemporary Western movie in Albuquerque.
The New York Post reports the former California governor posted on Twitter that he got a little bloodied and bruised up on the set Thursday of “The Last Stand,” in which he portrays a small American town sheriff who fights against the Mexican drug mafia.
Schwarzenegger thanked the medical staff who returned him to action an hour later.
A photo shows what appears to be a bloody cut running down from the middle of Schwarzenegger’s forehead.
Arnold did not provide details of what happened to cause him being bloodied and bruised.
Schwarzenegger has also been posting tweets and pictures about his offset activities, which have included sightseeing and shopping for warm clothing for cast members. The movie is scheduled for a 2013 release and also stars Forest Whitaker and Johnny Knoxville.
Arnold began to weight train at the age of 15 years old. He was awarded the title of Mr. Universe at age 20 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times.
Schwarzenegger has remained a prominent presence in the sport of bodybuilding and he has written several books and numerous articles on the sport.
Schwarzenegger gained worldwide fame as a Hollywood action film icon. He was nicknamed the “Austrian Oak” and the “Styrian Oak” in his bodybuilding days, “Arnie” during his acting career and more recently the “Governator”