The 50-year-old former Schwarzenegger housekeeper has revealed the moment Arnold's wife Maria Shriver discovered the sordid secret she had kept for almost 14 years.
'Maria did ask me directly if Joseph was Arnold's son and I just broke down,' Guatemala-born Mildred says in an interview with Hello! magazine. 'I dropped to my knees and I was crying, saying that, yes, he was and I was so sorry.'
Secrets revealed: Mildred Baena and Joseph
'We held each other and I told her it wasn't Arnold's fault, that it takes two. That is what I admired about her, her strength and the way she handled it.'
The physical similarities between the youngster and his biological father had become too obvious to ignore, and Mildred says she thinks Maria heard whispers after people in the house noted the likeliness.