On learning that her husband had an illegitimate child with the housekeeper, Maria Shriver directly contacted the press to let the wolrd know about the escapades of her husband.
For Shriver, this was the last straw. Schwarzenegger’s wife had been miserable for years, but according to her friends, she was hesitant to end her marriage.
As she found out that Arnold had fathered a love child, she became “hysterical” and even considered holding a press conference.
Maria’s team talked her out of it and made up a plan to leak the details to the L.A. Times and TMZ.
As she reportedly confronted Patty Baena and Arnold, they confessed about the affair.