Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006. (Tomas Bravo/Reuters)

UPDATED, 6 p.m.: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, a political couple “in transition” after 25 high-profile years (photos)

Separated: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, after 25 high-profile years of marriage and four children. The former California governor (now weighing a return to showbiz) and the veteran TV broadcaster said in a statement to the Los Angeles Times late Monday that she has moved out of their L.A. mansion: “This has been a time of great personal and professional transition for each of us. . .  We are living apart while we work on the future of our relationship.” We’ll bring you more new on this topic later today .

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