American actor and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was on Saturday attacked at a sport event in South Africa by a man who kicked him in the back.Arnold Schwarzenegger was chatting with fans at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg when a man took a flying leap and kicked him high in the back.
Tweeting about the incident, the 71-year-olf actor wrote: “Thanks for your concerns, but there is nothing to worry about.”
“I thought I was just jostled by the crowd, which happens a lot. I only realized I was kicked when I saw the video like all of you. I’m just glad the idiot didn’t interrupt my Snapchat.”
The former California Governor who was hosting in Johannesburg, the annual Arnold Classic Africa, an international multi-sports festival asked organizers of the event not to press charges against the attacker who was immediately apprehended.
The attacker was also said to be known to police for similar incidents in the past.