Posted on Tue Jun 14th, 2011 9:18am PDT
Mildred Baena, the housekeeper who had a love child with Arnold Schwarzenegger, has remained mum about their affair since news broke of it about a month ago.
But now, she's given what is being called her "first and only" interview to England's Hello magazine.
She told the mag that it was only through seeing her son, Joseph, now 13, get older that she realized the actor was his father.
- â€œIt was as Joseph grew and I started to see the resemblance that I wondered â€“ but It became more apparent as time went on. ... I knew Arnold was the father, and maybe as Joseph got older and began to look like him, he [Arnold] wondered. But he never said anything to me.â€"
Beana says Joseph is looking forward to building a relationship with Schwarzenegger. When he found out the actor was his father, Joseph called it "cool."
But it was not so cool for Arnold's wife, Maria Shriver. Baena says she could tell Shriver sensed something was happening in the home.
- â€œShe would say things like, 'Iâ€™m here if you need to talk.' ... Finally, she asked point blank. ... She was so strong. She cried with me and told me to get off my knees. We held each other and I told her it wasnâ€™t Arnieâ€™s fault, that it takes two."
So, how does Baena think Maria and Arnold should proceed with their relationship? See what she said after the jump.
- â€œHeâ€™s a good man and I know heâ€™s suffering too. He loves Maria. I hope with time they work things out.â€
Arnold is suffering? Didn't he choose to have an affair?
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