Schwarzenegger ‘will be investigated over affairs’

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Former hotel security man claims ex-governor used tax payers’ money to cover up his ‘many sexual liaisons’

BY Sophie Taylor LAST UPDATED AT 11:23 ON Thu 26 May 2011

The National Enquirer is hardly America's most trusted news source. So its recent exclusive, in which a former hotel security man claims he saw a string of young women smuggled into Arnold Schwarzenegger's room when he was California governor, must be taken with a pinch of salt.

William Taylor, a former policeman who claims he was head of security at the Sacramento Hyatt Regency, stands by his allegations, howevre: he even allowed the Enquirer to subject him to a polygraph 'lie detector' test, which he passed.

Taylor says he is angry because Schwarzenegger used officers and vehicles of the California Highway Patrol to smuggle scantily-clad young women into his hotel suite – in other words, covering up extramarital sex with taxpayers' money.

He told the Enquirer: "On three different occasions after the governor arrived alone at the Hyatt regency, CHP Dignitary Protection Services arrived in their official vehicles - black Ford Crown Sedans - about one to two hours later with one or two young female adults.

"They'd hurriedly escort the women through the service entrance on the second floor parking garage to the elevator that went to the governor's private wing. The women looked between 18 to 25 years old, blonde and scantily dressed in club wear."

He also claimed that two members of staff at the hotel were sacked simply for making eye contact with Schwarzenegger, after which "the intimidation was complete" and "no one said anything for fear of losing our jobs".

The Enquirer claimed that California's attorney general is taking the story seriously enough to investigate the allegations, though the AG's office would not confirm this when contacted by the Daily Mail.

The California Highway Patrol, the Hyatt hotel and Arnold Schwarzenegger's legal team all deny Taylor's claims outright. The former Governator's lawyer, Martin Singer, said: "Today's story from the National Enquirer is totally and completely false.
Unfortunately, the media's relentless desire for new information has some outlets running stories that are made up by paying sources that have zero credibility."

The allegations comes at a bad time for Schwarzenegger after it emerged last week that he fathered a child 13 years ago by his housekeeper, Mildred Baena. Schwarzenegger and his wife of 25 years, Maria Shriver, are currently seeking a divorce. · 

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