Arnold Schwarzenegger Gets Personal in New Book

The superstar, ex-California governor discusses Maria Shriver and his affair.
3:00 | 09/23/12

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Now to a bombshell revelation that's just days away from hitting book stores. Arnold schwarzenegger out with a tell-all memoir about the moment that maria shriver confronted him about his secret love child. John, good morning to you. It was more than a year ago that the world of politics and entertainment were rocked. After 25 years, shriver was leaving her husband. The real bombshell didn't come until later when the world heard for the first time why. It's his total mea culpa. He's come clean in his new book "total recall." Finally, opening up about the wrenching moment his wife, maria shriver confronted him about his love child. It was a couples therapy when quote, the therapist turned to me and said maria wanted to come here and ask about a child. Whether you fathered a child with the housekeeper mill dread. Shriver had questioned him fore the love child. But around had denied it. She let the issue go. For a while, she refused to believe that the child was his. During that confrontation, he first gave shriver quote, three lame reasons why he hid the child joseph from her, embarrassment. A compulsion for secrecy. He writes in the book after he came clean, he grubled that she was a perfect wife. Of the affair, he said that he was stupid. And the former governor andox office star in true hollywood style is hoping for a happy ending. He's hoping to reunite with shriver. His book hit the book stores on OCTOBER 1st. Should we take -- should we read into this that he's n running for office again? No. John, back over to ginger zee. It's so cold in parts of the

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