Better late than never … Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver had to be patient to formalize their divorce. Separated on July 1, 2011, the actor and the descendant of the Kennedy family signed the papers … ten years later, in December, according to TMZ information. According to the American tabloid, if the ex-spouses took ten years to officially divorce, it is in particular because they encountered many complications related to property settlement agreements. According to reports, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver had not signed a prenuptial agreement before they were married. Their estate, worth $ 400 million at the time of filing the divorce papers, was therefore at the heart of heated discussions.
“The divorce of Arnold and Maria is finally recorded. Their lives have evolved so long ago, and now that their divorce is officially finalized, there is no specific party to accompany it”, reacted a relative. of the former couple in the columns of Hollywood Life. And to continue about the long procedure: “They worked with a private judge on all of this. Their family knows what is going on and this part of their life is over. They still respect each other, but now they will continue to have their own. own life and that’s about it. There is no drama. ” As a reminder, the actor and his ex-wife separated in 2011 after it was revealed that he was the father of Mildred Baena’s child, their former housekeeper. Together, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver had four children, Katherine, Christina, Patrick and Christopher.
Arnold Schwarzenegger: “As a husband, I failed”
In an interview with USA Today in 2015, Arnold Schwarzenegger made a sad statement about his marriage: “Clearly, as a husband, I failed.” The ex-governor of California added that he had managed to keep a good relationship with Maria Shriver and their children. “I’m very lucky to have the relationship I have with my children, with Maria and with everyone, he confided. We moved on. We have a very good relationship, all together. ..) I want the kids to know how much I love them, how awesome they are. I love being a father. ” Four years after separating from Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger has found love again in the arms of Heather Milligan, 28 years his junior.
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