Arnold Schwarzenegger Gets Caught Parking Porsche Illegally
By Lindsay Robertson | Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 11:05 AM
Just last month, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife, Maria Shriver, was caught parking her Cadillac Escalade in an illegal red zone in Santa Monica, weeks after publicly apologizing for using her cellphone while driving. Now it seems her husband has the same bad parking habits.
Yesterday, TMZ posted photos of the Governernator himself getting into a silver convertible Porsche in a red zone. It appears that the governor avoided a ticket (usually $90 for this particular violation), and his spokesman declined to comment.
Interestingly, just last night Schwarzenegger appeared on "The Jay Leno Show," where he participated in Leno's running "Green Car Challenge" segment. The governor spent the first part of the segment talking about his commitment to promoting green cars (a category which definitely does not include Porsches), and became noticeably hesitant when Leno asked him how long it's been since he's gotten a speeding ticket. "Not in the last six years," Schwarzenegger said, which is the amount of time he's been governor. Good thing Jay didn't ask about parking tickets!
Jay and Arnold then moved on to a gag that involved Arnold challenging Jay to a race and then "blowing up" his car with a bazooka:
The TMZ url has photos of Arnold illegally parking his Porsche
Arnold: Cali in the Red, and So Is He
Posted Nov 23rd 2009 10:40AM by TMZ Staff
Arnold Schwarzenegger can be influenced by the rich and powerful -- as in, his wife, Maria Shriver.
The California Governor took his Porsche out for a spin in Bev Hills Saturday, and left his sweet ride in the red zone. Since the State is broke, there weren't enough cops around to ticket the Guv, so he got away with it.
We're guessing Maria will call for "swift justice" -- on her cell phone.