Australian actor and former Mr Universe Calum von Moger is in a coma and reportedly fighting for his life after jumping out of a second-floor window.
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Von Moger allegedly jumped out of the window on Friday and has been put in an induced coma following immediate surgery.
According to reports, friends of the bodybuilder claim that he was under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident. “I hope this is rock bottom for him and he can get his life back,” Fellow bodybuilder and Youtuber Nick Trigilli said
Von Moger played a younger version of Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 2018 film Bigger and has a Netflix documentary titled Calum von Moger: Unbroken on Netflix which premiered in 2019.
The famous bodybuilder recently shared a telling Instagram post with his 3.2 million followers, explaining that he’s trying to be a “better person”.
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“Everyone has a past. We’ve all been through hard times. I admit, I messed up bad many times. But I don’t care about dwelling on negative thoughts of the past. All I care about is that I learn from my mistakes and become a better person. I’m trying my hardest to stay strong but I have my days too.
He added: “Anyway, All I can ask is for your forgiveness so I can keep moving forward on the right path again.”
Fans have flooded the comments section of von Moger’s latest Instagram post to send their well wishes.
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