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Schwarzenegger's Mom Sought Gay Cure

Schwarzenegger's Mom Sought Gay Cure

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Arnold Schwarzenegger tells the Austrian magazine Krone when he was growing up he had so many pictures of shirtless, oiled bodybuilders on his walls his mom took him to the doctor because she feared he might be gay.

Towleroad.com
offers a Google translation of the interview, in which Schwarzenegger remembers that the doctor calmed her by saying, "As an athlete he surely won't start to smoke or drink."

He said, "As a young boy my room was plastered with photos of bodybuilders. Naked, oiled male bodies. That got my mother so concerned, she asked our family doctor one day to take a look at that. 'Other boys put images of women on their walls, and mine does this!' She actually believed I was gay."

Read the excerpt here.

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