Maria Shriver has released a statement regarding the news that her husband, Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child with a house staffer more than ten years ago.
The news shocked the world this morning after the couple announced a split just last week.
“This is a painful and heartbreaking time. As a mother, my concern is for the children. I ask for compassion, respect and privacy as my children and I try to rebuild our lives and heal. I will have no further comment.”
Schwarzenegger revealed the news to Shriver recently which ultimately lead to the split, which is currently proceeding with Shriver trying to figure out her options.
The couple reportedly had a prenup signed before their marriage.