Maria Shriver, the former NBC journalist who has split from husband Arnold Schwarzenegger, is fed up with his "infidelities", according to a source who spoke with Tmz.com. Maria Shriver has allegedly been deciding whether to divorce the Terminator star since 2009.
The couple, who met at a charity tennis tournament in 1977 and married in 1986, announced their separation today, saying in a joint statement, "This has been a time of great personal and professional transition for each of us. After a great deal of thought, reflection, discussion, and prayer, we came to this decision together". An insider speaking to Tmz said that Maria has been "unhappy" for years and first planned to split in 2009 but her mother passed away and she "decided to hold off". Maria allegedly wanted to split again in January 2011, but her father then died. The source says "Maria is fed up with Arnold's infidelities.coupled with the fact's he's been impossible to live with". After separating from Schwarzenegger, Shriver has moved into a "fancy Beverly Hills hotel", which has led the Hollywood actor to work "extremely hard" to win her back.
Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzengger have four children together, Christina, Christopher, Patrick and the author Katherine Schwarzenegger. There is currently no word on whether the couple are planning to divorce.