Arnold Schwarzenegger: My Affair Was "The Stupidest Thing I've Done"

Liz Raftery
TV Guide

In his new book, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story, Arnold Schwarzenegger opens up about two affairs he had during his marriage to Maria Shriver.

The more infamous of the pair, with housekeeper Mildred Baena, resulted in a child who's now a teenager, it was revealed last year.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver split after 25 years

In an interview with 60 Minutes to promote the book, Schwarzenegger calls his infidelity "the stupidest thing I've done in the whole relationship."

"It was terrible," the former governor of California admits. "I inflicted tremendous pain on Maria and unbelievable pain on the kids."

Shriver filed for divorce in May 2011 after learning that Schwarzenegger had fathered a child with Baena. The couple were married for 25 years.

Schwarzenegger's full 60 Minutes interview airs Sunday at 7/6c on CBS. Watch a clip below: