MY AFFAIR WITH ARNIE; They Had a Passionate Affair on a Movie Set Behind His Future Wife's Back - but Brigitte Nielsen Insists That the Politician and Former Bodybuilder Is No Sexual Predator. Just Don't Get Her Started on Ex-Husband Sylvester Stallone
Byline: by Lina Das
DURING the making of the action film Red Sonja in 1985, its two lead stars -- Arnold Schwarzenegger and Brigitte Nielsen -- enjoyed a passionate affair. The attraction had been instant 'and since we both knew that it wouldn't last beyond the movie, we didn't hold back', admits Nielsen now. 'We wanted to try everything and so we did. There were no restrictions, no promises, nothing, and it was a great time in my life.'
Schwarzenegger's 25-year marriage to Kennedy family member Maria Shriver has ended amid allegations he had fathered at least one love child, and he is alleged to have had as prodigious an appetite for women during that time as he did when he was single.
He and Nielsen were an item during the mid-Eighties. He wasn't married to Shriver at the time, although they were a couple.
'How serious it was with her, I don't know,' says Nielsen.
'He never spoke about her -- and the way he was living his life with me, I felt I was the only one.
'Then I realised about him and Maria and, wow, I felt cheated. Maybe I wouldn't have got into it if he'd said "I'm going to marry Maria and this is dead serious", but he didn't, and our affair carried on.'
Did he ever ask Nielsen to marry him? 'Absolutely not', she laughs. 'If he had, he would never have become Governor of California.'
She may have a point. Six foot one in her stockinged feet, with peroxide blonde hair, an impressive bosom and an ex-file that includes actors Sylvester Stallone (to whom she was married) and Sean Penn ('I haven't had many one-night stands, but he was one and oooh...he was amazing!') it is fair to say that …
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