Maria Shriver Files for Divorce from Arnold Schwarzenegger
Maria Shriver-Arnold Schwarzenegger Divorce: 'Irreconcilable Differences'
Maria Shriver has filed for divorce from former Governor (and Terminator) Arnold Schwarzenegger. The reason for the divorce was cited as "irreconcilable differences". According to the documents (see below), it was that or "incurable insanity".
The 25-year marriage crumbled when a string of extramarital affairs emerged. Schwarzenegger had a child with housekeeper Mildred Baena, whose upbringing he funded in secret.
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As Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger had no prenuptial agreement, their assets will be split 50/50 as per California state law. According to TMZ, Maria Shriver's divorce filing was no surprise to Schwarzenegger. Shriver will seek joint custody of their teenage sons, Patrick and Christopher, as well as spousal support. Their oldest child, Katherine, is no longer a minor. (Maria Shriver divorce papers- pdf)