“OUTERCOURSE”….In August 2003, at the same time that Arnold Schwarzenegger was running for governor of California, he was also negotiating an $8 million deal with Flex and Muscle & Fitness magazines. Both magazines are owned by American Media Inc., which publishes the National Enquirer, and it turns out that AMI had more than just money to offer Arnold. During the same period that they were negotiating with Schwarzenegger, they were also negotiating a confidentiality contract with a woman who had previously claimed she had an intermittent affair with the soon-to-be governor:
American Media’s contract with Gigi Goyette of Malibu is dated Aug. 8, 2003, two days after Schwarzenegger announced his candidacy on a late-night talk show. Under the agreement, Goyette must disclose to no one but American Media any information about her “interactions” with Schwarzenegger.
American Media never solicited further information from Goyette or her friend, Judy Mora, also of Malibu, both women said.
So after paying out $20,000 to Goyette and $1,000 to Mora in order to get exclusive rights to their story, the Enquirer never ran anything. That’s a nicer perk than a key to the executive washroom, isn’t it?