Arnold Schwarzenegger left a Terminator quote in the Auschwitz guest book after visiting the concentration camp.
he Austrian actor went to the camp with the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation, which recently awarded him the first prize for combating hatred.
In September, Schwarzenegger, 75, vowed to help the organization “end the hate” and said of the honor: “I am witnessing the ruins of a country broken by the Nazis. I saw firsthand this hatred spiral out of control, and I share these painful memories with the world in hopes of preventing future tragedies and educating soldiers about personal responsibility.
“I stand behind the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation and their educational mission to ensure NEVER AGAIN.”
Schwarzenegger visited the camp in Poland on Wednesday, with the museum’s official Twitter account sharing his guest book entry on Twitter.
However, the actor’s fans were surprised to see that he decided to pen his famous catchphrase, “I’ll be back.” The Terminator Franchise.
While many agreed that Schwarzenegger’s intentions were good, some agreed that he could have written something more sensitive.
“I’m glad he visited me and wrote in the book, but I had to think twice about the message,” one person wrote, adding, “I’m sure he meant it in the kindest possible way.” , and having been there, I know it’s hard to find the right words, but I’m not sure if they were the best.”
“Not sure if the tone was entirely appropriate,” wrote another, with more Twitter users calling it “tacky” and “funky.”
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The official Auschwitz Museum Twitter page stepped in to defend Schwarzenegger and attempted to clarify the meaning behind his decision.
“This visit was planned to be relatively short. The inscription should be a promise to return for another and more thorough visit,” they wrote.
The Independent has reached out to Schwarzenegger for comment.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/ill-be-back-arnold-schwarzenegger-signs-auschwitz-guestbook-with-terminator-catchphrase-42024396.html “I’ll be back” – Arnold Schwarzenegger enters the Auschwitz guest book with the Terminator keyword