Katherine Schwarzenegger, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s daughter, wrote a book on body image

It’s aimed at helping young girls deal with body image issues and to gain confidence in themselves. Katherine told USA Today that her parents worked hard so that she and her three siblings had a normal childhood.

“They were very protective of having us in the public eye when we were younger. We didn’t go to Hollywood premieres. We practiced community service. We went to school and camp like normal kids,” says Katherine, a junior majoring in communications at the University of Southern California.

She she had her first body image crisis when she was in the fourth grade, and wrote her book to let young girls know that they are not alone.

“It was the first time I was aware of my body and compared what I looked like to what other girls looked like,” she says. “It freaked me out…I want to let girls know they are not alone with the changes and doubts about their body.”

During these difficult years, she believes it’s important for girls to have a close relationship with their mothers. “My mom was always good with me. She always checked in with me. I had the best relationship with my mom. I still do. I talk to her four times a day…I also have an amazing relationship with my dad…I talk to him about boys, about going out, about what I’m interested in, about business.”

Sylvester Stallone thinks Arnold Schwarzenegger is “the most extraordinary man”

In fact, the two superstars have always been good friends and business partners in the Planet Hollywood empire.

They recently teamed up briefly for Stallone’s action film “The Expendables” and now the actor/director has opened up about his true feelings for Arnie, who is considering a return to Hollywood after serving as California’s leader.

Stallone told the Los Angeles Times: “When people ask me who is the most extraordinary guy I’ve ever met, I answer that it’s him. Think about it – the force of will and the fact that he is successful in three diverse and impossibly difficult areas…”

“The politics of bodybuilding? Forget about it. And he was and is the most influential bodybuilder who ever lived, by far. Then, in Hollywood, with his background of being Austrian and all this baggage of not being American, and he became number one. And then politics, it’s off-the-chart hard. He’s the Governor of California, that’s all; just the Governor of the biggest state in population.”

“This is not some city council somewhere.”

Sylvester Stallone even thinks Arnold Schwarzenegger could be the next President of the USA: “He would make it as a presidential candidate. It’s mind-blowing.”

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Arnold Schwarzenegger promotes high-tech in Russia

Schwarzenegger said in Santa Clara that California must use its intellectual and technological potential for developing partnership with Russia in high technology.

The Governor also intends to visit China, Japan and South Korea, from September 9 to 15. It is not yet known the exact date of his visit in Russia.

Schwarzenegger addressed this issue for the first time during a recent visit to the United States of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who went to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, in June.

Medvedev then expressed his hope that the visit in the Silicon Valley will send a signal to companies interested in developing innovative technologies in Russia.

Russia will establish in Skolkovo, near Moscow, an IT center similar to Silicon Valley.

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