Arnold Schwarzenegger (76) and Sylvester Stallone (77). The Graham Norton Show They talked about the quarrel that had occupied them for years. “We pushed the competition to the max.”
They are now good friends. “But even our DNA hated each other,” Stallone says.
The dispute arose at the 1977 Golden Globe Awards. Stallone was nominated in six categories, but lost five times. Schwarzenegger reportedly laughed at that, which led to the fight.
In the years that followed, the men did not admit anything to each other. “In our movies, we try to one-up each other in terms of who killed the most people and who had the biggest weapons,” Schwarzenegger says.
The actors were also regularly cruel to each other. Schwarzenegger noted last year Hollywood Reporter He admitted that in the 1990s he pretended to be interested in acting in the “bad” movie. Stop! Or my mother will shootso that Stallone wanted the role.
“That’s 100 percent true. He actually agreed to it. He actually did it,” Schwarzenegger said. “At the time we were big rivals and did all kinds of crazy things to get the better of each other.”
The dispute between the two has been resolved since the actors invested together in the Planet Hollywood restaurant chain. “We cherish our friendship,” Schwarzenegger said. The two have also appeared in several films together, including three sequels Expendables.
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