A nurse declared the Terminator star was “sitting up and signing autographs” lower than 48 hours after his life-saving operation. She added: “He’s additionally complaining that docs gained’t let him sneak outdoors to smoke considered one of his cigars.
“However he’s in nice spirits and I’ve by no means seen anybody make a comeback fairly so shortly.”
The resilience of Schwarzenegger, 70, was additionally praised by fellow display screen powerful man and long-time pal Sylvester Stallone, who declared: “He’s doing nice and he’s a courageous man.”
Rocky and Rambo star Stallone, 71, intends to go to his Expendables co-star “for so long as the hospital will let me”. Requested if he may advise Arnie to give up cigars, he grinned: “Some belongings you don’t hand over…like stogies or respiratory.”
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“His first phrases had been truly ‘I’m again!’ so he’s in good spirits.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s spokesman
Buddies of ex-California governor Schwarzenegger mentioned his 5 youngsters and ex-wife Maria Shriver additionally deliberate to go to him within the intensive care unit on the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
The couple had been divorced final yr following his affair with considered one of their family maids that resulted within the beginning of a love baby he secretly supported for greater than 14 years.
Followers gathered outdoors the hospital to wish for his restoration after he went beneath the knife on Thursday night time when an experimental process to interchange a coronary heart valve went fallacious.
Surgeons had been compelled to hold out open-heart surgical procedure however his spokesman mentioned: “His first phrases had been truly ‘I’m again!’ so he’s in good spirits.”