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Arnold Schwarzenegger says there’s “nothing to worry about” after a video of him getting kicked in the back started making its way around social media.
The “Terminator” star, 71, took to Twitter on Saturday to answer concerns over the incident, which happened at the Arnold Classic Africa sporting event in Johannesburg, South Africa.
“Thanks for your concerns, but there is nothing to worry about. I thought I was just jostled by the crowd, which happens a lot,” he wrote. “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.”
In the viral video, Schwarzenegger is seen filming a snapchat video of himself while a jump rope event occurs behind him. Then a person runs up behind him, jumps and kicks him in the back.
After the kick, a security guard is seen tackling the attacker to the ground.
USA TODAY has reached out to Schwarzenegger’s rep for comment.
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