A week after former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announced their pending divorce, news surfaced to explain the sudden rupture in California’s former first family. Earlier this week, Los Angeles Times reporter Steve Lopez broke the story. It read like a tabloid headline, “Schwarzenegger fathered a love child with former household staff.” It gets worse–the child is now ten years old. Schwarzenegger kept his love child a secret for over a decade before finally disclosing the information to Shriver.
Just days after the news broke, the public is responding in outrage. Some are calling it the most obscene Hollywood scandal since Woody Allen’s affair with his partner’s adopted daughter (LA Times). While few scandals top Woody Allen’s nearly incestuous relationship, Shwarzenegger’s affair leaves the public awestruck . Earning the nickname, “The Sperminator,” Schwarzenegger goes down as one of California’s most controversial governors.
The former governor’s public life seems to be coming full circle. When allegations of Schwarzenegger’s unwanted sexual advances surfaced during the 2003 gubernatorial race, Shriver’s adamant defense of her husband’s fidelity saved his campaign. The public can only look back on this episode in awe.
Whatever political party you may align with, we can all agree on one thing–Schwarzenegger is nothing short of audacious.
For more information, the LA Times Story is linked Below:
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