Complex Presents: The Political Sex Scandal In/Out List

10. Helping Hands

OUT: SLAVES // IN: HOUSEKEEPERS

We cannot tell a lie: Getting serviced by servants is a practice that dates as far back as, say, some of our nation’s first leaders. While George Washington’s rumored relations with slaves might’ve flown a little more discreetly under the radar, Thomas Jefferson’s dirty dalliances with Sally Hemings, whom he took as his concubine, was believed to result in several children. But hooking up with slaves is so 1700s: Now it’s all about hired help, as Terminator-turned-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger might attest. It was revealed this past May that he fathered a love child with his former housekeeper, Mildred Patrica Baena. 

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