April 02, 2020
Arnold Schwarzenegger takes to Instagram to show fans how he, and his pet Donkey, Lulu are passing the time while staying at home amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The legendary "Terminator" actor shared a heartwarming photo of himself and Lulu, his pet donkey, in a heated game of chess. The amusing pair were sitting across a table, making their game faces.
Cigar in mouth, Arnold had a hand stretched out, no doubt trying to explain the intricacies of the game to his newbie partner. Lulu, on the other hand, had a very serious expression, paying rapt attention to her opponent. Captioning the hilarious photo, Arnold wrote:
"Here's your daily Lulu update - she's not the best chess partner, but she's getting there. "
The picture let fans know that the amusing pair were doing all that they could to defeat coronavirus, to the best of their abilities, by staying indoors and enjoying some quality family time together.
Concluding his caption was a deeper message which advised everyone who had been putting off such activities, to buckle up and use the time to do something, like learning chess with their families.
The snapshot had fans smiling at the whole situation. Some even took to the comment section to plead on his furry friend's behalf, asking the actor to take it easy on Lulu. Many commended him for staying at home to help slow down the spread of the disease.
Staying in is not the only thing Arnold is doing to terminate the pandemic.
Following quarantine guidelines with his furry buddy is not the only effort Arnold is putting into terminating the pandemic. The "Predator" actor revealed that he made a donation of a million dollars to the Frontline Responders Fund.
"This is a simple way to protect our real action heroes on the frontlines in our hospitals, and I'm proud to be part of it."
He added that he never believed in sitting on the couch and complaining about how bad a situation was; he felt that everyone should try to do their part to make things better.
He also urged his followers to step up and support the fund, which was created by an organization called Flexport, to help focus every resource on getting essential supplies to frontline responders.
Arnold has given his followers some much-needed light relief as he often takes to his social media to share his experience in isolation with his furry friends, Lulu and his pet miniature horse, Whiskey. The 72-year-old shared a video of the curious trio, encouraging others to adhere to the strict rules which the government.