Years Into Their Friendship, Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Pranks Sylvester Stallone, This Time With His Beloved Pets: “He Was Like Totally Shocked”

The fitness community has several historic duos. However, the most prominent and undoubtedly the most famous duo are Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. The two go back to their younger days and at the peak of their careers. From the moment Arnie entered the field of entertainment, he was only challenged by Stallone. But over the years, both of them got really close to each other.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is a 7-time Mr. Olympia champion. He has also starred in movies like Conan the Barbarian, Terminator, and Commando. While on the other hand, Sylvester Stallone presented the historic character Rocky Balboa. Both these fitness monster-turned-actors still share a great bond between them.

Arnie’s playful prank on Stallone and the artistic curiosity of bodybuilding


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In a recent talk show episode, uploaded by @The 92nd Street Y, New York, Arnold Schwarzenegger was featured. He was running down his memory lane and started confessing about the time when he pulled a prank on Stallone. He remembered that he was called by Stallone to work on a project. In return, Arnie asked him to come to the office. He stated, “I said yeah, come to the office. So, I brought the donkey and the manager Pony. I brought with me to kind of confuse him a little bit.”

Furthermore, remembering the old fun moments, Arnold Schwarzenegger could not help but chuckle. He also emphasized the fact that he was able to shock his friend. Arnie remarked, “He was like totally shocked when he came into the office.”

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Arnold Schwarzenegger also revealed how bodybuilding as an art was taken skeptically. In the interview, Arnie also pointed out that the sport brought curiosity beyond expectations.


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Missed opportunity at the Whitney Museum: Arnie’s 1976 bodybuilding promotion

In the same interview, Arnold Schwarzenegger mentioned that once in 1976, he was asked to promote bodybuilding as an art form through the Whitney Museum. However, when he approached the authorities, they showed disregard for the proposed idea. They also believed no one would show up. However, Arnie remembered, “There was like, thousands of people lined up outside to get in. And of course, they couldn’t get in but I mean so they took out all the chairs that they had and everyone was sitting on the floor.”

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Rivalries which turn into friendship are one of the strongest bonds there is in any community. Schwarzenegger ans Stallone are the major proponent of it. As they continuously pulled pranks on each other, their chemistry grew stronger. Do you recall any other rivalry like them? Let us know in the comments below.


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