After everything Arnold Schwarzenegger put his wife, Maria Shriver, through during the exploitation of his extra-marital affair with the housemaid who resembled my Lithuanian grandmother with the roll up stockings (which resulted in an illegitimate son), the former governor is sticking it to his wife yet again. Not only did he air the couple’s dirty laundry in his new tell-all, Total Recall: My Unbelievable True Life Story, but he is insisting that Maria knew of his many affairs during the marriage.
During his interview on Sunday with 60-Minutes host, Lesley Stahl, Arnold addressed many of the rumors regarding his marriage with Maria and his alleged affairs with other women. With a slap-worthy grin on his face, he let the world know the truth...yes, he is indeed the adulterous philanderer that everyone has been accusing him of being ever since word got out about his romp with the maid.
Oh Arnold, there it was--an opportunity to you offer some sincere contrition served up to you on a prime-time, nationally broadcasted, silver platter. And what do you do? Flash a seemingly unapologetic smile, discuss your indiscretions with other women, and chalk it up to just a few more mistakes on your long list of life screw-ups which you do not dwell on. Heartwarming.
And now, to put the ultimate cherry on top of his proverbial PR-stunt sundae, the former bodybuilder has gone on-record with Sean Hannity stating that he will “make every effort” to “get back together with Maria eventually”. Of course you will, Arnold. Surely Maria was totally enamored by your whirlwind book tour and will drop her divorce petition just so she can renew her vows with you. After all, if you don’t try your very best to keep your marriage intact, you stand to lose millions and millions of dollars as well as the good graces of the media who have made you what you are today.
Here’s hoping Maria grows some cajones and says “Hasta La Vista, Baby.”