Another thing: Recently I posed for a gay magazine, which caused much comment. Gay people are fighting the same kind of stereotyping that bodybuilders are." Oui: "Can you push yourself too far? Once, in Gold's -- the gym in Venice, Calif., where all the top guys train -- there was a black girl who came out naked.
In the interview, Schwarzenegger, then 29, acknowledged using "grass and hash, -- no hard drugs." He described participating in group sex with a group of bodybuilders and a "black girl" at Gold's Gym in Venice (Los Angeles County), saying "having chicks around is the kind of thing that breaks up the intense training.
"Bodybuilders party a lot, and once, in Gold's -- the gym in Venice, Calif., where all the top guys train -- there was a black girl who came out naked. Jack Pitney, professor of government at Claremont-Mc Kenna College, predicted voters would cut Schwarzenegger more slack than a career politician would have received over the remarks.
Everybody jumped on her and took her upstairs, where we all got together." "A gang bang? Voters will make allowances for Schwarzenegger's youth and his career in Hollywood, he said.
When queried about the interview at a press conference Thursday in Fresno, Schwarzenegger said he could not remember it, repeating three times, "I have no idea what you're talking about." "I am here to talk about my economic agenda," he said.
"I have no memory of any of the articles I did 20 or 30 years ago." But only the night before, Sacramento radio station KFBK talk show host Mark Williams specifically asked Schwarzenegger about the Oui article, which had just been posted on the Internet.