Hollywood veteran action hero, Arnold Schwarzenegger has opened a museum dedicated to his life in his birth country, Austria. According to Reuters, the American who was governor of California for eight years was met by hundreds of locals at the museum opening on Friday October 7, 2011 the soggy southern village of Thal.
“It is a little house that stands here behind us, it is an old house, it has been repainted in yellow and it has been freshly renovated. But it was here that I spent my youth,” the news agency quotes the Terminator actor.
The bodybuilder turn Hollywood star actor turn politician also challenges his fans to get inspired by his life story.
“It is my great wish that everyone who visits this museum fully understands that everyone can be successful in their own way. Everyone. Stay hungry! That was one of my first movies; it has always been my philosophy. This house should carry this message,” the Reuters report continues.
The museum has a bronze statue of a young Schwarzenegger reminiscing the Commando era.
“Schwarzenegger this year halted discussions for a new ‘Terminator’ movie and all other Hollywood projects, saying he wanted to focus on personal matters after admitting to fathering a secret child with his housekeeper 13 years ago. He was ridiculed in U.S. media over the affair, with some media outlets dubbing him the ‘Sperminator’. His wife, a member of the Kennedy dynasty, filed for divorce in July after 25 years of marriage,” the a portion of the Reuters report reads.