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Blaming Poor Audio, Arnold Schwarzenegger Now Admits He Was Not Prepared for Matt Lauer Question

On “Meet the Press” this morning, David Gregory cornered Arnold Schwarzenegger about an interview Matt Lauer conducted with Schwarzenegger in 2003, when he was running for Governor of California. Now, out of office and writing his memoir, the actor admits he put on a performance during that “Today” show interview, blaming poor audio for his unpreparedness to answer Lauer’s question. Today, Schwarzenegger told Gregory, “Maria (Shriver) was really mad about it.” Shriver, Schwarzenegger’s wife at the time, was a TV journalist for most of her life.

Watch the “Meet the Press” clip after the jump…

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