Much to absolutely no one's surprise, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger's 25-year marriage will soon be over. On Friday, Shriver filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. This, of course, follows news from over a month ago that Schwarzenegger had a long-running affair with the family's housekeeper and fathered the woman's now teenage son. Like we said, no one is surprised that Shriver is finally calling it quits. Arnold And Maria's Breakup Signals A New Age Of Relationships
Both Shriver and Schwarzenegger had secured divorce attorneys early last month, so it really was a matter of time before one of them filed the paperwork. And since their kids are all adults or teenagers, it doesn't seem likely this divorce will turn into an ugly custody battle. With that said, though, we wonder how their assets be divided.
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In June, the Huffington Post reported that the "Schwarzenegger-Shriver divorce could be one of the most expensive celebrity divorces to date, with their combined net worth estimated at $500 million." 10 Reasons Maria Shriver Is Better Without Arnold Schwarzenegger
"Maria Shriver is certainly entitled to a generous amount in the settlement, one that is consistent with her lifestyle. If Arnold’s net worth is $300,000 million she should get half of that plus child support," Susan Filan, famed legal expert, told HollywoodLife.com.
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Since California is a 50/50 state and most of their kids are adults and Schwarzenegger has fessed up to being a liar and a cheat, we think this divorce settlement could end up being pretty cut and dry. However it plays out, though, we hope it's for the best for everyone, especially the poor kids (even the illegitimate one) caught in the middle. 10 Tips To Help Your Child Transition Through Divorce
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