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Arnold Schwarzenegger Admits to Fathering a Child With a Member of Household Staff


Former California governor and action star Arnold Schwarzenegger admits to having an affair with a member of his household staff which resulted in a child.

This news comes only one week after the separation from his wife of 25 years, Maria Shriver. According to sources, Maria found out of the child shortly after the governor left office which prompted her to move out of their Brentwood home earlier this year.

No details on the women or the child has surfaced yet, all that is known is that the child was born before Schwarzenegger entered office and was kept a secret from everyone, including the women's own husband.

In a statement released by Governor Schwarzenegger he said, "After leaving the governor's office I told my wife about this event, which occurred over a decade ago," Schwarzenegger told the Times in a statement that also was sent to The Associated Press early Tuesday. "I understand and deserve the feelings of anger and disappointment among my friends and family. There are no excuses and I take full responsibility for the hurt I have caused. I have apologized to Maria, my children and my family. I am truly sorry." Then goes on to say, "I ask that the media respect my wife and children through this extremely difficult time," the statement concluded. "While I deserve your attention and criticism, my family does not."

I think his statements to the press where very heartfelt and I think his apology seems genuine. He has admitted his guilt and is taking full responsibility for his actions. Now, I think it maybe be about 10 years too late but, he knows what he did was wrong and I don't think he expects forgiveness. This is such a sh

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