“Now I grew up within the ruins of a rustic that suffered the lack of its democracy…Rising up, I used to be surrounded by damaged males ingesting away the guilt over their participation in probably the most evil regime in historical past,” he mentioned.
“Not all of them have been rabid anti-Semites or Nazis. Many simply went alongside, step-by-step, down the highway. They have been the individuals subsequent door.”
Schwarzenegger, 73, who began out as a bodybuilder earlier than reaching worldwide fame via his roles in movies corresponding to The Operating Man and Predator, revealed he had home violence by the hands of his father.
“Now, I’ve by no means shared this so publicly as a result of it’s a painful reminiscence. However my father would come residence drunk, a couple of times every week, and he would scream and hit us, and scare my mom,” he mentioned.
“I didn’t maintain him completely accountable as a result of out neighbour was doing the identical factor to his household, and so was the following neighbour over. I heard it with my very own ears and noticed it with my very own eyes.”
Schwarzenegger mentioned Trump, who can be remembered because the worst president in U.S. historical past, had “sought a coup by deceptive individuals with lies”.
The actor urged Individuals to place apart their political opinions and heal collectively.