Why Did Politically Odd Couple Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver Work Out Before Separating?

Why Did Politically Odd Couple Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver Work Out Before Separating?

From the time he gained success as a bodybuilder to becoming one of Hollywood’s richest actors, Arnold Schwarzenegger has a lot we can be jealous of. And before their separation, his relationship and family with his wife Maria Shriver were a thing for the news. The couple not only looked godly next to each other, but Maria’s devotion to her husband’s career and Schwarzenegger always expressing his love for her, making them the ideal couple.

That is of course until the unfortunate turn of events after Arnold Schwarzenegger left office in 2017 and not more than a year later, the couple filed for a divorce. Whether Maria Silver had taken notes from soap operas and played her part of being a ‘good wife’ or whether she actually cherished him will always be up for speculation. However, there is no argument that from their marriage in 1986 up until their separation in 2011, the couple maintained the most successful relationship, at least in the public eye. However, the two were considered a political odd couple.

Why were Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver a politically odd couple?

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a republican. And Maria Shriver apart from being a well-accomplished news anchor is the niece of the late president of the United States, John F. Kennedy. For those unversed in politics, the Kennedy family is the flag bearer of democracy in the United States.

So for Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver to form a bond was a political Romeo and Juliet. However, the two worked their differences aside in order to help people.

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Before she became the first lady of California, Maria Shriver was at the top of her game in journalism. Furthermore, Shiver hosted the NBC Nightly News for a while. And then went on to cover politics on NBC Dateline.

She even received a Peabody award for her coverage of the 1998 Summer Olympics. So it does not come as a shock when Political analysts say that she was one of the main reasons behind Arnold Schwarzenneger even making it to the Sacramento office. The couple had four children together in their marriage. And for a long time proved that we can work aside our political differences to make something beautiful. In one of the videos, Arnold can be seen explaining how he felt when he first saw Maria. Don’t miss out.

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