Arnold Schwarzenegger Comes Clean in New Book

The former California governor tells all in his new book, "Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life."
3:00 | 09/23/12

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It seemed to storybook marriage of political boiled -- in Hollywood super -- Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger seem to have it all until the day of course Maria filed for divorce. Over learning -- Arnold's love child. Tonight he's written a tell all book that reveals his side of the story and how he revealed it to his wife. Here's ABC's John -- This man alive was a movie. No one would. The terminator and former California governor -- or -- -- Swartz and Edgar. Is back. -- scandalous headlines again. This time coming clean in his new book acquired by the New York Daily News total recall my unbelievably true life story. According to the paper Schwarzenegger opens up about the wrenching moment Maria Shriver confronted her husband and couples therapy. About fathering a son with another woman writing quote the therapist turned to me and said. -- wanted to come here today and to ask about a child but he fathered a child with your housekeeper Mildred. Caught off guard Swartz and -- finally answered. It's true it was back in -- 2011. When news first broke that Swartz -- had cheated on his wife. With their housekeeper and fathered a child with a member of his household staff more than ten years ago. Rocking the 25 year marriage of the political powerhouse couple. Many read between the lines when Shriver appeared on Oprah's farewell show. Crazy at first you'll honesty you've given me love support. Wisdom and most involve the trend. Asked for her husband's dishonesty. Schwarzenegger writes he -- the truth from his wife out of fear of embarrassment a compulsion for secrecy. And not wanting to tell her family that famed Kennedy clan. And Schwarzenegger blames his arrogance for believing he could quote get away with ignoring the rules but in true Hollywood fashion he's hoping to. Get back together where Shriver the -- -- source October 1 that's a week from Monday David the same day Swartz -- will appear on Good Morning America.

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