Arnold Schwarzenegger He managed to turn his recent arrest in Munich to his advantage at the Stanglwirt Resort, which witnessed a charity auction where the actor was not only the host, but also the protagonist of bawdy jokes.
The event held by the Schwarzenegger Climate Initiative organization had as its centerpiece a luxurious watch from the Swiss brand Audemars Piguet donated by the star. It was precisely this watch that caused Arnold to be detained for several hours at customs in Germany. The actor then put on a brief stand-up comedy about the matter.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s sexual jokes
“Can you believe he was suddenly handcuffed? He was handcuffed! Not because of the clock or customs, but I spent a hot night last night with my girlfriend Heather,” he joked, referring to his partner, 49-year-old physical therapist Heather Milligan.
“Is incredible. But seriously, the woman at customs told me ‘If you don’t behave, I’ll put handcuffs on you.’ And I said, ‘Okay, that’s a great deal, because I usually pay $500 for that!'” The actor showed that he was able to turn his uncomfortable situation into an opportunity to entertain.
Without leaving comedy aside, Schwarzenegger narrated an episode that took place between four walls in Munich. “This was a wild experience, I tell you. Because, there you go, you try to bring this great watch… this very special watch. They find it in the luggage, so the guy is looking for a second watch.”
“He couldn’t find it. Because I was hiding it. But I can’t tell you where because I can’t sit today.”revealed the actor Terminator to the burst of laughter from the audience, demonstrating his ability to make the audience laugh and that his talent is not limited to action films.
How much did Arnold Schwarzenegger’s controversial watch raise at the charity gala?
The fundraiser took place in Austria, Schwarzenegger’s native country. According to TMZ, more than 350 people attended the charity auction, who were delighted with a speech lasting about eight minutes in total by the protagonist of Kindergarten Cop, who showed off as if he were a true comedian.
The Swiss watchwhich had not initially been declared and whose estimated value was around $21,739 according to the German newspaper Bild, Its auction ended reaching 270,000 euros, equivalent to about $293,000. It is speculated that the media attention and publicity generated by Schwarzenegger’s arrest may have influenced the substantial increase in his initial estimated value.
The night was a resounding success, with a total collection of around 1.4 million dollarsa record amount destined entirely to the actor’s charity organization.
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