UPDATE: The Latina Behind the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sex Scandal

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The mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's illegitimate love child has been revealed. 50-year-old Mildred Patricia Baena (who identifies herself as Latina on a social network) worked for the Schwarzenegger family for 20 years and was pregnant with Arnold's son at the same time Maria Shriver was pregnant with their youngest son. Shockingly, the boys were born just 5 days apart.

Mildred, also known as Patty, began working as a housekeeper and assistant for the family in 1991 and told sources that the reason she stayed was because she wanted to put in her 20 years in order to be able to retire with severance. Baena was also married at the time, but she divorced her husband, Rogelio de Jesus Baena, in 2008. E!Online is reporting that she separated from Baena just 21 days after her son with Arnold was born and that Baena, not Schwarzenegger, is listed as the father on the birth certificate. She has three other children.

"I understand and deserve the feelings of anger and disappointment among my friends and family," Schwarzenegger said on Tuesday when he finally admitted to press that he had fathered a child out of wedlock."There are no excuses and I take full responsibility for the hurt I have caused. I have apologized to Maria, my children and my family. I am truly sorry."

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