WATCH: Arnold Schwarzenegger stays home with his donkey and miniature horse amid coronavirus outbreak

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Photo: Twitter)
Arnold Schwarzenegger (Photo: Twitter)

Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Twitter on Sunday to urge his followers to "stay home" as the coronavirus continues to spread.

"The important thing is that you stay home," he said in the video.

He continued, referring to his age, "No one is allowed out, especially someone who is 72 years old. After you’re 65, you aren’t allowed out of the house anymore in California.

"So we stay home, and we eat here," he said, feeding carrots to his miniature horse, Whiskey, and donkey, Lulu. "Oh, yes, it’s yummy," he said to his beloved animals.

"We don’t go out, we don’t go to restaurants, we don’t do anything like that here anymore...

"Stay home," he urged fans, with a thumbs up before hugging and kissing Whiskey and Lulu.


The former governor of California has joined a number of A-listers who’ve chosen to self-isolate. After Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Olga Kurylenko tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, they shared that they were self-quarantining.

Currently, there are more than 170 000 confirmed cases worldwide, with 62 people in South Africa who have tested positive. On Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared the coronavirus a national disaster.