Arnie ‘The Terminator’ Schwarzenegger – a former governor of California – is planning to sue oil companies, alleging they are “knowingly killing people all over the world.”
Speaking to a local media channel in the USA, he said: “This is no different from the smoking issue. The tobacco industry knew for years and years and years and decades that smoking would kill people.
“The oil companies knew from 1959 on, they did their own study that there would be global warming happening because of fossil fuels, and on top of it that it would be risky for people’s lives, that it would kill.”
Schwarzenegger accused of the oil companies of first-degree murder, and added: ‘If you walk into a room and you know you’re going to kill someone, it’s first-degree murder. I think it’s the same thing with the oil companies.’
Schwarzenegger said he’s not sure when the lawsuit will be filed but the news comes as he prepares to help host an environmental conference in May in Vienna.
The phrase – “Hasta la vista” is a Spanish farewell that literally translates as “until the (next) sighting” and means “see you later” – was Schwarzenegger’s catchphrase in The Terminator movies.
‘Hasta la vista, baby – in court!”
14 Mar 2018