Schwarzenegger the A$$man

A hilarious story
from the LA Times

) about how the Governator got help from a tabloid publisher to suppress the release of a 1983 Playboy
video starring the future governor in which he visits Brazil’s Carnival and engages in some on camera grab-ass (among
other lewd and lascivious gestures).

The tabloid publisher, American Media, paid Thomas Wells $2,000 for a copy of the video and crafted an agreement
whereby Wells would not discuss the existence of the tape. The tabloid’s interest in Schwarzenegger’s success was due
to their ownership of two muscle magazines, Flex and Muscle &
for which they wanted Arnold to be their public face (and for which they made him executive editor of the
two magazines and paid him a percentage of advertising revenue (which, if I remember correctly, was an extraordinary

The best quote by far in the video: “You know something,” Schwarzenegger says “after watching the [dancers] shake it,
I can absolutely understand why Brazil is totally devoted to my favorite body part: the ass.” Funny, I always pegged
Arnie as a tit man.