Exchanged vows in 1986 on a spring weekend on Cape Cod, between a princess of an American political dynasty Maria Shriver and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Former California governor Schwarzenegger and Shriver announced their separation late Monday. claiming a sometimes turbulent 25 year relationship after "a time of great personal and professional transition for each other" the couple said in a joint statement.
The break up comes about 4 months after Arnold ended a bumpy two term run as California governor, a job his wife never wanted him to pursue.Since then Arnold 63 has been fashioning a role as an International Advocate for green energy giving speeches and lining up work in Hollywood.Shriver talks about the stress of changing roles after serving as California First Lady who has guest edited and edition of Oprah Winprey's magazine.
Their joint statement said they are working on the future of their relationship while living apart and they will continue to parent their four children."After a great together deal of thought, reflection, discussion and prayer we came to this decision together" the couple said.