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-- with just three words Arnold Schwarzenegger became a household me.
-- -- -- -- Would of course the terminator helped Arnold topped the list is one of Hollywood's highest paid actors then came his successful bid to become the governor of California in 2003.
But is incredible journey.
Hasn't been without its share of scandal and heartbreak and now he's telling all in -- new book called total recall my unbelievably true.
Life story it's our guest on the curvy couch for the first time I believe it's at least in recent it is morning.
I don't know who I think he's one of us -- -- in the -- that I have and then have started reviewing offensive oriented.
I've loved you got a few times -- at Los Angeles and we've had a via satellite when you governor and yet so many challenges but governor put this through the book I was look at this book.
Up -- -- year it's been an unbelievable success story.
And it got really difficult from governorship.
Afterwards how he processed it all and was it painful -- that list eighty pages.
Well for us who -- was painful to goes through this period.
And then -- was another person that likes -- -- back.
Good -- bad.
Always have been the person that moves forward.
In the sitting one gore rushed to the mix and that congruent -- course and turned them into reality so you -- do this was a painful period.
In reality because you know you realize of how you've many people you've disappointed -- how painful this was for me.
Whole family and for the children's -- also.
And you know it's it's terribly -- terrible about it -- you.
In the -- the -- to us about that you know every day you think about it every day and but -- -- to move on and who knows that the key thing was.
Did my wife.
And I would be made a commitment and -- do everything we can -- raise two kids together to get -- -- -- as you can if it's a Christmas abusive.
Or who has to salute fidelity installation -- handling its its official quoted but even it even just us so -- talking about it.
-- -- it's a difficult thing because it reminds them again that he did to -- awakens the whole thing is that the men would what was important thing was that.
Because people ask me why did you put this in the book and -- it -- You know if I read a book about Arnold -- Arnold's life is about huge successes and that the most extraordinary immigrant story.
-- -- -- and in this country voted the same time also but failed -- to feel this professionally.
I feel this in my personal life and I write about it.
You don't know I read a book and also I think some people are wondering is this is this a way for you to come back into your your movie career again or.
For why write the book.
In the making for twenty years because it since the early ninety's semi mentions -- has been kind of chasing me that -- autobiography.
And I was says no no no.
I don't have an interest in -- and of story -- And that -- and then they became governor I -- you know I do have interest in storage and now it just happened to be did them in the end -- the scandals have become part of that well.
You that you are any I have read the whole book -- -- around it and you're great storyteller I mean you certainly getting you grew up in Austria you word your family -- to report.
You fast forward to moving in the United States.
Tom Brokaw introduces you to Maria Shriver you fell in love eventually got married.
And then at at the end is is that chapter called the secret where you reveal that deep dark secret of bad feeling you -- about that kid who sure look a lot like you.
This two lead in telling that part of the story.
Has it is it's such a public way now has that impacted -- -- your relationship with Maria.
No it -- I think that Maria who loves me.
And I always will love Maria and you -- she was -- only true love in my life and she was a woman -- like anything else he was a great partner.
It was a rooting interest in relationships and she comes from a democratic family.
And I've been the Republicans -- that elicit interest -- -- -- it was a -- -- that they were obviously but division was fantastic and to help them every step of the way.
And it's witnesses said.
About it to know for me.
Almost as it did note that that that happened.
And she did that assist them you know she was fantastic but they eat a easiest way don't have -- this insane did you do have you for sure for sure close the book on your relationship with no you can -- -- You actually reconciling.
Yes absolutely that is that the key thing is is it -- and I'm an optimist.
This is of though what I think the key thing right now instead of worrying about.
Us is to children children -- a very important phase.
I want to mention the children feel good about us and about our relationship that didn't know that we get along when you've never have a fight Maria and I.
You always do the wrong with the help each other and we -- just separated.
-- to wounds -- -- so much so that he can get together well just -- stick.
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