05/19/2011 08:04 pm ET Updated Jul 19, 2011

Schwarzenegger Kids: Coping With The Scandal

Now that Arnold Schwarzenegger has officially confirmed he's not much for monogamy, it's hard to know who's got the rawer end of the deal: his four children with Maria Shriver or the young boy conceived with the family housekeeper.

Infidelity is hard enough for kids to process, but when a dalliance yields a secret half sibling, it complicates matters significantly, raising questions of love and loyalty. It's still unclear whether the newly acknowledged son -- whose gap-toothed smile and square jaw make him a miniature, if less muscled, dead ringer for his biological father -- knew that Schwarzenegger was his father. On May 16, former housekeeper Mildred Patricia Baena told the Los Angeles Times that her then husband had fathered her son.

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