Skip to comments.Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation
Posted on 05/09/2011 8:25:20 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year marriage.
Shriver has been residing apart from the actor-turned-politician for the last few weeks. The former first couple confirmed the separation in a joint statement released Monday after questions were raised by The Times.
"This has been a time of great personal and professional transition for each of us," the statement read. "After a great deal of thought, reflection, discussion and prayer, we came to this decision together. At this time, we are living apart while we work on the future of our relationship.
"We are continuing to parent our four children together. They are the light and the center of both of our lives." We consider this a private matter and neither we nor any of our friends or family will have further comment. "We ask for compassion and respect from the media and the public."
Over the years, the couple's marriage has come under close scrutiny, especially during the 2003 recall of Gov. Gray Davis, when The Times reported on Schwarzenegger's lengthy history of groping women. At the time, Shriver defended her husband, helping lift him to victory in the free-for-all contest.
Since Schwarzenegger left office, it had seemed as though the two were living separate lives. Shriver has worked on her women's empowerment website, guest edited an issue of Oprah Winfrey's magazine and promoted causes near to her heart, such as Alzheimer's research. She struggled with the death of her father, Sargent Shriver, in January, and took her son Patrick and some of his friends on an East Coast college tour in April.
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Or mayhap he got tired of her? Just say’n
>Guess she got tired of the old RINO...
She was the one who cut off his balls during the honeymoon and turned him into a Rat’.
“I Won’t Be Back...”
But RINOs and Donkeys go so well together!
The Kennedy in her has done her duty, making sure her hubby didn’t rule as an conservative.
She’s done, and ready to move on.
Good night! There is no end to the state of rot in the state of California.
That could drive Uncle Teddy back to drinking. How long has he been sober now?
Her work with him is done now that his failed Governorship is complete.
Too bad he didn’t split with her early in his administration and go on to lead California as a heroic small-government, free-market conservative.
I never celebrate the end of a marriage. Especially when there are children. I hope they make amends.
Baha! Good stuff.
I guess this mean the Kennedys wont be behind him and push for amending our Constitution to allow him to run for President? What a shame/s
I wish the whole family well and hope things turn out as well as they can.
I am unaffected when libs call it quits.
She’a a real witch!
Do we need to be silent and respectful on this one like the Gores? Falsehood has its limitation I guess.
Memo to self: More groping at home, less groping at work.
Does his penis get custody of his balls? Or were those removed due to unchecked liberalism?
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