Arnold Schwarzenegger Signed Auschwitz Guest Book With ‘Terminator’ Line, Museum Explains Why

Arnold Schwarzenegger caused a stir on social media after signing a guestbook at the Auschwitz museum with a ‘Terminator’ quote.

The Austrian actor’s visit to the museum in Poland comes after he was crowned with the inaugural Counter Hate Award in June from the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation.

Following his visit, the museum shared a photo on Twitter, showing that the 75-year-old signed his guestbook with his iconic tagline, “I’ll be back” from the “Terminator” franchise.

His use of the famous line drew criticism from Twitter users who called the gesture “casual” and “sticky.

Amid the growing backlash, the Auschwitz museum posted an explanation of the actor’s signing on the social media platform.

“This visit was planned to be relatively short. Signing up was meant to be a promise to return for another more in-depth visit,” the organization said. wrote.

Schwarzeneggar visited the memorial to “honor all of the camp’s victims and gain insight into history that would help him fight prejudice in the present day,” the museum said.

After being announced as the recipient of the newly created award earlier this year, Schwarzenegger wrote in a statement about witnessing hatred that “sent out of control”. Variety reported.

“I witness the ruins of a country shattered by the Nazis,” Schwarzenegger wrote in a statement at the time.

“I have seen with my own eyes how this hatred has spiraled 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 support the Center Foundation Jew from Auschwitz and its educational mission to ensure NEVER AGAIN,” he added.

Schwarzenegger was born in 1947 in a small village near Graz, Austria called Thal and immigrant in the United States at the age of 21.

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