LOOK: Arnold Schwarzenegger receives hand-carved ‘Terminator’ pipe from fan
Arnold Schwarzenegger received a hand-carved wooden pipe from a fan, which was shaped after his popular “Terminator” character.
The fan, with the handle RadonLab, first posted it on Reddit a month ago, explaining that he/she made it especially for the actor’s birthday last July 30. The pipe was turned into the cyborg’s head with one side showing its exposed metal skeleton.
The 73-year-old actor later spotted it and asked the fan if he/she would sell it to him. The fan did not wish to sell it, but instead gave it to Schwarzenegger as a present.
“It would be a great honor for me,” RadonLab said.
Schwarzenegger did not want to receive it without giving something in return, so he promised to send the fan a signed photo of him using the pipe. He also noted that he would deliver it via email “now that it’s 2020.”
Weeks after their first conversation, Schwarzenegger revealed that he finally received the special gift last Wednesday, Sept. 2.
“I love it. You’re really talented, and I can’t thank you enough!” the actor said alongside a photo of him enjoying the pipe.
Upon seeing his reply, RadonLab could not help but express his/her joy over Schwarzenegger’s kind words.
“You probably made not only my day but my whole life,” the fan said. “Thank you very much, for me it is a real magic to see you with my work! I still don’t believe in it.”
Schwarzenegger later shared a certain @OriginalYoni’s post regarding the pipe on his Twitter page, adding that it is a “fantastic gift.”
It is a fantastic gift. https://t.co/kkj63YGHI0ADVERTISEMENT
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) September 2, 2020
Schwarzenegger debuted as the cyborg assassin in the sci-fi franchise’s first installment back in 1984. He then went on to star in five more “Terminator” films.
“Terminator: Dark Fate,” the franchise’s latest movie, premiered last year and featured Schwarzenegger alongside Linda Hamilton and Mackenzie Davis. /ra
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