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More Acrimony, Less Alimony? Schwarzenegger Not Into Paying Shriver Support, Legal Fees

In an April 25, 1986 file photo Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger poses with his bride Maria Shriver following their wedding ceremony in Hyannis, Mass. (AP Photo/file)
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Our once idyllic Governor and First Lady are now just two more players in the divorce game, and things don't seem to be getting any prettier. According to papers filed with the courts, Arnold Schwarzenegger has indicated he's not willing to pay spousal support or attorney's fees for his estranged wife, Maria Shriver.

The papers were in response to Shriver's filing of divorce papers earlier this month in Los Angeles. The payments appear to be the only point of disagreement between Schwarzenegger and Shriver in terms of their divorce. They are hoping to work out joint custody of their two youngest children.

The pair split in May, amid speculation the waning days of his term as California's main man were turbulent for the couple. Soon after, Schwarzenegger admitted he fathered a now-teenage son with the family's former housekeeper. They were married 25 years.

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