"I always tell my accountant, If you're in doubt about taxes, pay more," Schwarzenegger told Esquire magazine. "No Cayman Island offshore investments. No gimmicks. I love paying my taxes!"
In an interview covering everything from sex at 65 to proper tipping rates, the bodybuilder-turned-actor-turned-politician-turned-actor also bashed efforts to start a California Blueberry Commission during his time as the state's chief executive.
"I remember when I went into politics, the legislature wanted to create a blueberry commission. Who's gonna say no to a blueberry commission? Well, I said no. I thought they should fix the budget before they do the f***ing blueberry commission."
Schwarzenegger eventually said yes. Assembly Bill 606, which created an entity to "carry out programs of education, promotion, marketing, and research relating to blueberries," was signed into law by the Republican governor in 2009.
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PHOTO CREDIT: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger presented medal of valor awards to 38 California state employees at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. Hector Amezcua, Sacramento Bee.