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Arnold Schwarzenegger had a love child with a staff member

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

The seemingly amicable split between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver just took a turn for the inamicable. In a statement to the L.A. Times today, the former Governor of California admitted to fathering a child with a member of his household staff a decade ago:

"After leaving the governor's office I told my wife about this event, which occurred over a decade ago. 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've caused. I have apologized to Maria, my children and my family. I am truly sorry."

Yikes. The staff member, who remains anonymous, reportedly retired in January after twenty years working for the family. Even though I was never that invested in the couple one way or the other and normally love an opportunity for an easy Schwarzenegger joke, this news actually makes me pretty sad, so for the time being I'm going to hold off.