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Chris Pratt's secret to winning over his father-in-law, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Being kind to his daughter helped but what really sealed the deal was Pratt’s muscles, joked the Terminator star.

Chris Pratt's secret to winning over his father-in-law, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Chris Pratt and wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger. (Photo: AFP / Getty Images North America / Amy Sussman)

Guardians Of The Galaxy star Chris Pratt impressed his father-in-law and managed to win his approval after a session at the gym.

That’s pretty impressive, considering Pratt’s father-in-law is none other than the Terminator and Mr Universe himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Pratt married Katherine Schwarzenegger in June.

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Now making the rounds to promote the latest in the hit franchise, Terminator: Dark Fate, Schwarzenegger told TV host Jimmy Kimmel on Monday night (Oct 28) that he immediately got along with Pratt.

“He is such a great guy. Not only very talented guy and a great actor and a great star and all this stuff but a really kind man and kind to my daughter, which is the most important thing for me,” he said.

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However, Schwarzenegger joked that what really sealed the deal for him was Pratt’s muscles.

The former governor of California said: “He's a strong guy, there's no two ways about it, and I'm very proud of him. When I watched him make these moves in the gym, you know, the incline press specifically did it. Why I wanted him to become my son-in-law. It was the incline press.”

You can say they have a strong bond.

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Source: CNA/sr