Schwarzenegger and wife announce separation

“This has been a time of great personal and professional transition for each of us,” the statement read. “After a great deal of thought, reflection, discussion and prayer, we came to this decision together. At this time, we are living apart while we work on the future of our relationship…

The two celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on April 26, a day they let pass without public comment, in contrast to their usual stream of commentary in various social media.

Their postings over the last few months offered a picture of a couple leading separate lives. Since Schwarzenegger left office, he has been jetting around the world, heading to Brazil’s Xingu River with director James Cameron, to Nigeria for a paid speech, to London for Mikhail Gorbachev’s 80th birthday party, to Val d’Isère in France for skiing and to Washington, D.C. to attend a White House summit on immigration reform.