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Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver Split

Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver Split

Arnold Schwarzenegger and wife Maria Shriver have split after 25 years of marriage.

“This has been a time of great personal and professional transition for each of us. 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,” the couple said in a statement to the L.A. Times.

“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,” they added.

Arnold, 63, and Maria, 55, have four children together, Katherine, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher.

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  • anon

    he’s going back into show business and I don’t think she cares for that. Actually this marriage had ‘over’ written on it for at least the past 5 years or so.

  • releka


  • wow

    I am shocked to hear this. Hope everything works out for them

  • missy b

    Wow, I didn’t see this one coming. I’m guessing they have been separated for a while, but didn’t want to split while he was in office.

  • Jordyn

    This is a shocker. Sorry to hear the news.

  • stellartes

    that’s a shocker! it’s too bad. they seemed made for each other.

  • the doctor

    Whoa! Did not see this one coming.

  • http://gone Mann

    Whaaaat! After all this time… Wow.

  • ace11

    I saw it coming…

    Didn’t he apparently spend 2 hours locked in a room last summer with a Busty Playboy model at the Hefner Mansion?

    it was in a book

    i guess it was true….

  • Cristobal


  • Zoe Moon

    NOOOOOOO, Say It Aint So!! This was not suppose to happen. They were the quintessential couple.

  • laverdadduele

    Looks like Arnie is back to his old ways…

  • Sweetness

    Who cares about this Nazi..(do some research on his background). Why would this woman who is part of the Kennedy clan want to be married to him?

  • theresa

    definitely did not see this one coming. i had heard rumors of him with other women in the past but i thought Maria and Arnold had worked past it.

  • to Sweetness

    don’t be a fool!! yes, Arnold’s father was a member of the Austrian Nazi Party who volunteered for the infamous SA and became a ranking officer. however, Arnold, himself, is not responsible for what his father did. the sins of the father are not visited on the son.

  • riri

    I am really surprised. I thought they had a good thing together,

    How old are the children?

  • brite side

    The best part of breaking up sometimes, is when couples so often then get back together and then share the vivid sizzling intimate graphic details about how very bad they were and how very busy they kept, being bad, while they were apart, which curiously often seems to put such a spark back in the relationship.

  • duh

    She obviously dumped him. good for her . Hollywood men suck!

  • duh


  • LoriLori

    So sad, after 25 years
    Just like Al Gore and Tipper – terrible news

  • barbie

    To Sweetness:
    Terrible comment. Do your research before smearing people. Arnold has never advocated or partipated in Nazi activities. Similarly, the Kennedy Clan are hardly morally-upstanding people themselves, although Maria herself has appeared to be an outstanding citizen.

  • Kiki


  • Marieme

    It is SAD. This is all kinds of fcuked up! How do you just end something after 25 years and four children? How! Not judging, just so bummed. :( Really liked these two together.

  • Tina

    Well that sucks…My parents split a year ago (mom 60, dad 67??) And i was really upset with my dad because he was attached to another woman (50ish) who prenteded to be my mom’s freind.

  • CrisDizzle

    Arnold Schwarzenegger on splitting with Maria Shriver: “Hasta La Vista BABY!”

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  • marq

    @Tina: I hope time has taken away the edge, off of some of your pain.

  • Anna

    wow. shocking. what’s the point of spending your best years in a marriage that will end after 25 years?!

  • Lindsey Strauss

    This is very sad. I’m sorry to hear this.
    Former California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger needs to do more dramas rather than just doing huge action blockbusters because he pigeonholed himself as an actor who just did action movies. He is an underrated actor. So, I hope that he does more dramas, tries to reach his full potential as an actor and tries to win an Oscar.

  • to 29

    LOL at your comment. I just love Arni and his movie for what they are. Noisy and entertaining. But he isn’t an underrated actor. He hardly is an actor at all. He’s just an action star. Nothing wrong with that, but everytime he tried to show acting skills and tried to give his characters kind of “deep” insight he sucked in the past and will in furture.

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  • Sheri

    @riri: I just read that the girls are age 21 and 20 (Katherine and Christina) and the boys are age 18 and 14 (Patrick and Christopher). This is shocking news, though Arnold has been rumored to have a roving eye for years …

  • Madhatter

    This post should have given the ages of the children.
    Basic info that is relevant in a divorce.


    Why would the Schwarzeneggers name their daughter Christina and their son Christopher? I don’t get it. The names are too much alike. Michael Landon had a daughter named Shawna and a son named Sean. It makes no sense unless, perhaps, they were twins (which is not the case) and the parents were trying to be cutsie with the names.

  • to 34

    are you mentally deranged? Just asking

  • lisali

    Two raisins are no longer in the same ziploc. Does anyone actually care?

  • just me

    They was a great couple. And she should have known that he loves to work. hate it happen why do people break -up with peole that loves to work?

  • duh

    Tmz is reporting what i suspected. maria has finally dumped him cause he sucks

  • Shakes


    I like it that their children have normal common names. Not Apple or Fifi Trixibell or crazy stuff.

  • lacey

    both ugly who wants them

  • http://website maureen

    cheating on your spouses should not be consider as abomination . is just a low self esteem , lack of affection, unhappy , unwanted, unattractive.,and most of all lack of sex n romance so she should try and forgive him and take him back .she should also do her home work correctly. But as for the home breaker she will pay back all the pain their going through.

  • http://website labela

    who cares ,they should try and work things out in their bed room . after all many preachers , bornagain pastors do the same thing with their low life single members then give them hugh amount of money to keep it a secret and at the same time go to church and preach against fornication.SHAME on them when they look to the north,south, east and west they should not forget to look up it takes lot of thinking to unzip your pant , at least god will stop you or speak to you when you lift those two legs.