Arnold Schwarzenegger pranks fans by portraying Terminator at wax museum

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 19, 2015) – Some Terminator fans got up close and personal with the legendary machine from the movies although they certainly didn’t expect it.

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger pulled a fast one on unsuspecting visitors to Madame Tussauds wax museum in Hollywood. Dressed as the iconic T-101, Schwarzenegger stood perfectly still and pretended to be one of the museum’s famous wax statues.

But when visitors got close to snap a picture, the Terminator came to life, scaring some fans out of their wits and giving everyone a good laugh.

The former California governor staged the prank to raise awareness for After-School All-Stars, a group that serves at-risk youth in 15 cities across the country. He’s offering fans a chance to attend the premiere of the latest film in the Terminator series, Terminator: Genisys, which opens July 1.