Arnie met Greta Thunberg and this is what the internet was created for

Arnold Schwarzenegger / Instagram / Twitter

Arnold Schwarzenegger met Greta Thunberg, and it goes without saying that photographic evidence of the meeting has left the internet in meltdown, oh and has sparked a whole host of Terminator jokes. Excellent stuff.

The 71-year-old actor cum Republican senator met the 16-year-old climate activist while in Vienna, Austria, on the "R20 Austrian World Summit". Taking to Instagram, he shared a photograph of himself alongside the activist, with the caption:

I have to admit, I was very starstruck when I met Greta Thunberg.

We don't blame you, Arnie. We would be, too!

It goes without saying that the meeting of two such iconic figures left the internet in a bit of a state, with many sharing how excited it all made them feel, and others really going to town with the Terminator references.

Ah, the obligatory Sarah Connor reference.

This sounds like a line from the Sarah Connor voiceover in T:2 but it’s actually not.

The real quote is:

Watching John with the machine, it was suddenly so clear.

The Terminator would never stop.

It would never leave him.

It would never hurt him, never shout at him, or get drunk and hit him, or say it was too busy to spend time with him.

It would always be there. And it would die to protect him.

Not even trying

Too many Terminator references in one tweet

OK… kinda obvious, but not that obvious. This actually isn’t too bad.

Grammatically this one doesn’t quite work though


Actually, almost a slogan we can get behind

Obviously, it wouldn’t be the internet without a horrific face swap

And finally, the man that said what we were all really thinking…

This isn't the first time Schwarzenegger has made the headlines of late. On May 18, an unknown man assaulted Schwarzenegger during a public appearance in South Africa, Johannesburg, by taking a flying leap and kicking him on his back.

The 71-year-old seemed unfazed, however, and he quickly recovered. Speaking to gathered reporters, he quipped:

I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat.

Arnie, never change.


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