Arnold Schwarzenegger Turned Down an Invite on Sylvester Stallone’s Yacht: ‘I Can Get My Own’ (Exclusive)

Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) and Producer Sylvester Stallone attend the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Creed" at Regency Village Theatre on November 19, 2015 in Westwood, California.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone in Westwood, California, on Nov. 19, 2015.Photograph: Todd Williamson/Getty

Arnold Schwarzenegger doubtless will not be yachting with Sylvester Stallone anytime quickly.

Talking with PEOPLE earlier than the discharge of his e-book Be Helpful: Seven Instruments for Life (out Oct. 10), the starsays that regardless of his “incredible” relationship with Stallone, 77, they’ve totally different concepts of a very good time.

“Sly calls me: ‘Wish to come on the yacht?’ What, do you assume I’m going to ask, ‘When can I’ve dinner?’ It’s not going to occur,” Schwarzenegger, 76, deadpans. “I can get my very own yacht. That’s not my journey. I can’t even chill out below these circumstances.”

Schwarzenegger and Stallone have a rivalry-laden historical past between them, as two of the largest motion stars of the final a number of many years. The 2 even received shoulder surgical procedure on the identical day in 2012 earlier than taking pictures a movie collectively. “He all the time has to do the whole lot I do,” jokes Schwarzenegger.

At this time, Schwarzenegger says, the 2 are shut. “I actually admire him,” says the Terminator star. “I really like him. He’s only a totally different particular person than me.” “He’s rather more uncooked, and he’s rather more weak and in contact along with his feelings,” he provides of his buddy.

“When he will get mad, he simply will get mad,” Schwarzenegger says. “It’s like whenever you mild a fuse — his goes instantly. ‘Increase!’ Mine goes, ‘Shhh.’ It takes two days to get to the precise increase. It makes him good in performing, as a result of he feels issues instantly.”

Sea-faring invites apart, “I don’t plan a time without work…to go on trip to Europe or to go on a ship like most of my buddies do,” the actor and former California governor says when requested about his preferrred solution to decompress.

“I can chill out at house,” he says. “I can chill out in my workplace after I work. Or I am going to go to the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and hang around with the scholars.”

Book cover for "Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life" by Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s e-book Be Helpful: Seven Instruments for Life.

Schwarzenegger, who shares his chief life classes in Be Helpful, additionally gave props to actors he has gotten recommendation from through the years — even when it was by means of statement.

Jeff Bridges or Sally Area — [it] was absolute heaven to me to look at them carry out, how clean they have been and the way a lot I needed to develop,” he says of 1976’s Keep Hungry. “[I learned] to be pure, to not act. It’s what made Sally Area begin falling into tears and crying and throwing matches. It was actually her.”

Clint Eastwood, he says, “was my idol as a result of he was type of Mr. Cool. His strategy of not being noisy, that he was capable of hear, I all the time beloved that. As a result of I all the time thought that there’s one thing to be mentioned about listening.”

Be Helpful: Seven Instruments for Life is out Oct. 10, and out there for preorder now on

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