Arnold Schwarzenegger Mocked on Twitter After Announcing Maria Shriver Separation
After Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announced their separation Monday, Twitter lit up with movie puns related to the former California governor's career.
"Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger R getting divorced. Let me guess after Maria kicked Arnold out the house Arnold replied I'll be back," quipped Holy_Reyes.
Michaelv6 joked: "Schwarzenegger & Shriver R separating after 25 yrs. Man, there's no hope 4 the rest of us. I wonder if he said, "I won't be back!" Sorry :("
Shann318 Tweeted, "Schwarzenegger marriage has reached the "End of Days". I hope there is no "Collateral Damage" and he doesn't get a "Raw Deal". :)"
Political jokes also got into the mix.
"Schwarzenegger and Shriver separate - Republicans & Democrats really can't get along after all LOL," wrote Shalyn67.
The couple had been married for 25 years. Shriver recently moved out of their Brentwood home.
"We are continuing to parent our four children together," they said in a statement. "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."
Since leaving office, Schwarzenegger has signed on to star in the drama Cry Macho. His reps at CAA also are shopping a package for a new Terminator sequel. In addition, he has partnered with Stan Lee on a Governator comic and animated series, with plans for a movie as well.
Shriver runs a women's empowerment website and served as a guest editor on an issue of Oprah Winfrey's magazine, O.