Brigitte Nielsen speaks out about affair with Schwarzenegger

Alec Jacobs Contributor
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Maybe Arnold Schwarzenegger really is the new Tiger Woods.

Yet another woman is coming out of the woodwork and claiming to have had an affair with the disgraced former California governor. This time, it’s Danish “actress” Brigitte Nielsen, better known for being that six foot tall woman with an accent who dated Flavor Flav.

Nielsen’s film debut came in 1985, when she appeared alongside Schwarzenegger in Red Sonja. The two began a relationship according to the actress, despite Arnold dating Maria Shriver. “How serious it was…I don’t know,” Nielsen told the Daily Mail. Shriver and Schwarzenegger were married a year later.

“He never spoke about her,” she continued, “and the way he was living his life with me…I felt I was the only one. Then I realized about him and Maria and, wow, I felt cheated.”

Asked if she thought Schwarzenegger was in love with her, Nielsen says she thinks so, and adds that he was far more romantic than the “boorish” portrayal of him in the media.

Nielsen, who later married Sylvester Stallone after starring in Rocky IV with him, said she was shocked by the news of his adultery. “I’m surprised Arnold thought he could get away with it and I feel bad for Maria,” she said.