Schwarzenegger Endorses Ex-girlfriend's Book

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has endorsed a new book by his ex-girlfriend even though it vilifies the former action man as a pot-smoking womaniser. The TERMINATOR star has written the foreword to BARBARA OUTLAND BAKER's new book ARNOLD + ME: IN THE SHADOW OF THE AUSTRIAN OAK, despite the fact his ex is less than kind about her romance with him. Baker, who was a student when she met and fell for Schwarzenegger in 1969, admits she didn't know what to make of the bodybuilder when he first asked her out, confessing, "I didn't know what to call him - a sub-human monster or an out-of-this-world Adonis." The 58-year-old college lecturer, who lost her virginity to Schwarzenegger, goes on to detail her famous ex's voracious sexual appetite and reveals he introduced her to pot and was fond of Hawaiian marijuana he dubbed "Mauiwowie cannabis". But the relationship ended in 1976 after Baker learned of her boyfriend's infidelities and she began having affairs of her own. Two years later (78), Schwarzenegger wed JOHN F KENNEDY's niece MARIA SHRIVER and embarked on a movie career, while Baker went on to wed four times. The two kept in touch and Baker admits she never regrets the eight years she spent with Arnie: "He was a man who touched my life." And, despite the fact that the book is far from complimentary about the Governor, Schwarzenegger agreed to pen the preface, stating, "When I was only 22, and soon after I arrived in California from Europe, I met someone who had an important influence on my life at what was a very critical juncture... I remember our time together with great fondness."


Tags: Arnold Schwarzenegger - Terminator - Me - John F Kennedy - Maria Shriver


More Arnold Schwarzenegger

Paramount Unveils Dates For Forthcoming 'Terminator: Genisys' Sequels

There has finally been confirmation that Paramount Pictures are pursuing two more 'Terminator' movies to follow the first instalment of the rebooted franchise, 'Terminator: Genisys,'...

Arnold Will Be Back Again And Again As ‘Terminator: Genisys’ Sequels Get Release Dates

Next summer Terminator will become the latest franchise to be resurrected when Terminator: Genisys hits cinemas on July 1st. The film will be the first...

Uneventful Box Office Maintains Summer Momentum

Not much to report from the box office after this week – despite all its manpower, Expendables 3 just couldn’t outgun previous chart toppers Teenage...

The Expendables 3 Movie Review

Striking a tone somewhere between the po-faced original and the silly Part 2, this rampaging action nonsense is badly overcrowded and chaotic, but there's plenty...


Is 'Terminator: Genesis' Name Change Just A Minor Publicity Stunt?

As fans of Arnold Schwarzeneggerwill probably know, The Governator will reprise his iconic role in next year’s Terminator: Genesis. Well, here’s an unexpected change –...

Schwarzenegger Reveals Name Of New Terminator Movie

The upcoming fifth instalment in the Terminator series is to titled ‘Genisys’, according to the franchise’s iconic star Arnold Schwarzenegger.Arnold Schwarzenegger will be reprising his...

He's Back! Arnold Schwarzenegger Confirms Title Of Fifth 'Terminator' Film

Arnold Schwarzenegger will be back! The original star of the 'Terminator' film franchise revealed on Wednesday (Aug 6th) the title of the upcoming fifth instalment,...

The Expendables 3 Trailer

The cast of 'The Expendables 3' discuss the upcoming action film in a short featurette. Among them are Wesley Snipes, Harrison Ford, Glen Powell, Sylvester...



Arnold Schwarzenegger Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Arnold Schwarzenegger

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All