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Arnold's Divorce Response -- Conflict Over Support

7/21/2011 6:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned ... Arnold Schwarzenegger has filed his response to Maria Shriver's divorce petition, and the former couple is at odds over whether Maria should get spousal support.

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Arnold's lawyer, Bob Kaufman, checked the box on the legal docs asking the judge to terminate any right on Maria's part to get spousal support.  Maria asked for spousal support in her petition.

Arnold -- like Maria -- is asking for joint custody of the couple's two minor children.

And there's another conflict.  Maria is asking Arnold to pay for her attorney's fees.  Arnold's response asks that the judge make each party foot the bill for their respective lawyers.

TMZ broke the story ... there is no prenup, so under California law both Arnold and Maria are entitled to a 50/50 split of all earnings and property accumulated during their 25-year marriage.  The two are estimated to be worth around $400 million.

Fact is ... since -- as we first reported -- Arnold will get the very expensive family home -- Maria will probably end up with at least as much if not more cash than Arnold, so spousal support may become a non-issue ... especially since Arnold isn't earning any real money right now.


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Located in the exclusive Broad Beach area that runs parallel with the Pacific Coast Highway, the 4,300 square-foot home boasts 4-bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. The asking price? $14,749,000. That comes out to about $85,000 per month mortgage.

Hawn and Russell aren't leaving the area though. The couple have a house in nearby Pacific Palisades, just a few blocks away from their daughter Kate Hudson and new grandson Bingham.

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"Breaking Dawn" stars Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Julia Jones, Booboo Stewart and Elizabeth Reaser all showed up to surprise the fans, bringing water, fruit, muffins and a whole lot of excitement to the crowd.

The "Twilight" stars all took time to sign autographs and take photos with people waiting for today's "Breaking Dawn Part 1" panel today at 11:15AM.
 


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Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Dillon, Kevin Connolly all celebrated on Tuesday at the Museum of Natural History in NYC, where they were joined by series creator Mark Wahlberg, co-star Emmanuelle Chriqui and stars like Ben Kingsley, Pharrell, Selita Ebanks and Johnny Galecki.

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Chris Brown is at war with his fellow West Hollywood condo owners, who claim the rapper is the neighbor from hell, parking in handicapped spaces, blasting music, and racing dogs in hallways.   

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TMZ has obtained several pics of Brown's super-expensive rides ... clearly parked in spaces reserved for disabled drivers.  We're told Chris has been ticketed numerous times by the city.

The building manager tells us everyone is fed up and they're now planning on towing Chris' cars if he dares park there again. 

Chris' lawyer, Mark Geragos, tells TMZ, Chris is the one who's getting screwed.  Geragos says, the deed clearly shows the two spaces belong to Chris, but the developer never disclosed the spots were reserved for the handicapped.  Geragos says Chris is in litigation with the building over the spaces and plans to fight the tickets as well.  But the building manager says Chris is parking in other handicapped spots as well.

But the gripes go beyond parking spaces.  Chris' fellow condo-owners tell TMZ ... the dude is utterly disrespectful, blasting loud music and partying day and night ... even racing dogs down the hallways at all hours.

And that's not all.  We're told police showed up this week, after someone vandalized the elevator by carving "C.B." on the elevator door.

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San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates had one hell of a productive off-season -- the future Hall-of-Famer just got married to his longtime girlfriend ... and TMZ has the pics.

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Gates -- who will probably be the #1 tight end drafted in your 2011 fantasy league -- tied the knot to model-turned-business owner Sasha Dindayal on July 9 during a lavish ceremony at the Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego.

We're told several Chargers were among the 250 guests -- including defensive stars Shaun Phillips and Stephen Cooper.

But the best part -- THE FOOD!!!  Guests were treated to a 5-course meal ... consisting of duck foie gras ... caramelized shallot ravioli in a brandy butter sauce ...  braised short ribs and grilled prawns with buttermilk mashed potatoes ... and for dessert -- red velvet wedding cake with marble sponge cake which was FLOWN IN from Trinidad.
 
After the ceremony, the couple took off to Tahiti for the honeymoon.

A happy tight end ... makes for a happy fantasy team.

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61.

Writ    

Why anyone would get married in California without a prenup is beyond me. That is, if they don't want to split 50/50 or simply cannot. In Arnold and Marie's case, both are wealthy and both are capable of earning monies. Marie can earn on the Kennedy name alone and well Arnold, he's Arnold. Therefore, both should understand immediately that their lawyers will seek to divide and do whatever it takes to draw out the divorce so they can charge a million each or more for doing nothing. The two should just file an uncontested divorce, split their proceeds. Pay halves for their children's education, summer camps, books, etc. Whatever parent the kids are with, pays. Since they are splitting custody or should split custody. What is Arnold going to do with that big house -- liquidate it, split the money and buy reasonably sized houses or move to other states. No spousal support, Marie is rich enough and so is Arnold. Child support, yes. Figure that out and pay it. The majority of people are out of work and desperate even for $40K a year. Therefore, when 2 folks have $200 million a piece to split, they should just shut up and divorce quietly.

1129 days ago
62.

lynden    

Maria has supported his business career and him as a husband, he disrespects her by committing adultery. I hope the judge slams the douch bag

1129 days ago
63.

Liz    

Come on guys!!!! Out of everyone he could have an outside child with ..... he chose the MAID!!!! I agree with Apple!!! He needs to pay just for the simple fact of serious "HUMILIATION" and his son has to be going through some humiliation!!!! Who knows if his son even wants anything to do with his father right now??!! He went straight to the gutter to mess around on his wife and she has done nothing but stood by her man and supported him even on.. "Oprah" she bragged about how dedicated he was and much of a loving husband he was. She has showed moral support and guided him through and to the politics which she is very familiar with especially if networking is needed. He was nothing but a body builder and a so called "actor." He would have never made it that far without her!! Apple is right, make him pay and see if his MAID is educated enough to support him through the rest of his so called political life.

1129 days ago
64.

Liz    

Come on guys!!!! Out of everyone he could have an outside child with ..... he chose the MAID!!!! I agree with Apple!!! He needs to pay just for the simple fact of serious "HUMILIATION" and his son has to be going through some humiliation!!!! Who knows if his son even wants anything to do with his father right now??!! He went straight to the gutter to mess around on his wife and she has done nothing but stood by her man and supported him even on.. "Oprah" she bragged about how dedicated he was and much of a loving husband he was. She has showed moral support and guided him through and to the politics which she is very familiar with especially if networking is needed. He was nothing but a body builder and a so called "actor." He would have never made it that far without her!! Apple is right, make him pay and see if his MAID is educated enough to support him through the rest of his so called political life.

1129 days ago
65.

Owen    

If I was Maria I think I'd want, in addition to a hefty financial settlement, the satisfaction of seeing Arnold's teeny little steroid-shrunken pee-pee whacked off and displayed in a bed of parsley.

1129 days ago
66.

Curly5567    

Liz,

The woman performs maid duites on the job. You seem to think that makes her less of a person then the shrew kennedy woman.

Do you really think that a job defines the person?

And, "YES", I am a CPA / MBA and I do NOT think that I am a better person than the custodian that cleans my office every workday. He is a fine old gentleman and has some wonderful stories.

1129 days ago
67.

shelley    

I hope she nails his butt to the wall!!!!!!!!

1129 days ago
68.

Writ    

Davepollis, Maria can get a news job. She does not have to be an anchor. They will hire her on her name alone. As for being camera worthy, Maria has enough money to get a Lifestyle lift that would improve her face substantially. Remove the wrinkles and give her neck and eyes a lift. She could afford it and could look years younger. Oprah would hire here for instance. All she need do is ask. Hollywood loves bad publicity so Arnold can get a job any times he wants as well. Both of these very wealthy folks should split their resources. Pay half each for their children's expenses. Since both of them cheated during the course of their marriage, no one gets paid spousal support. Spousal support is set up for the spouse with no money. Maria has plenty. They need to declare an uncontested divorce and think about their children and divorce out of the newspapers and quietly. Also, I agree there are no royal families in America. We fought a revolution to guarantee this would never happen. Although, with the way the Republicans have been slashing anything given to the populace and refusing to pay their share of taxes, you would think we have royals in America now. But that is the people's fault for lying dormant while they step all over us.

1129 days ago
69.

Dee    

What many of you people posting here are forgetting, yes Maria has her own money; however, she didn't ask for him to cheat with their lowly maid and have a child out of wedlock right under her and the children's noses! The least she deserves is equal support of the children (and their future education) along with half of their estates, etc. That's the LEAST Arnold could offer for the mess he made!

1129 days ago
70.

Chris    

Sure, Arnold was a pig (which even HE acknowledges), but now Maria wants to join him in the sty! Oink! Oink! Oink! Squeal! Squeal! Squeal! Greedy! Greedy! Greedy!

1129 days ago
71.

Curly5567    

That illegal alien that is now serving in the office of president of the US is a democrat that thinks that a recession ends becuz he can print more money.

If there is a more stupid man in the US, I have yet to meet him.

1129 days ago
72.

dharma    

well i guess if u cant make it on 400 million split, your totally screwed. and leave each other along. arnie i know u got use to being an ass behind her back.. so lets just stop it now. do something. like being honest to the core of your soul. and maria, give me a break how could u possible live in the bubble you did.. wake up people its not fun or is it interesting to hear oppulance souldnt stupid..

1129 days ago
73.

Torito     

The Kennedy skank knew about this slimy bastards love child for two years. Why didn't the opportunist whore get a divorce and move out of the governors mansion?

1129 days ago
74.

J.E.B.    

Take some responsibility, Ahnold. Yo started this whole thing by cheating on your wife, and having a kid with another woman. You should pay through the nose!

1129 days ago
75.

Ariz male    

Typical female tripe...

Everything is his fault.
1. She also cheated several years ago
2. It is a community property State..... Arnold also lost 1/2 the reporter salary
3. there were a ton of perks to being fisrt lady of Cal.
4. Arnold added much more income to the marriage during the time period than her puny salary ever could have done. he has mant susiness interests and movie residuals.

Time to pay attention to actual facts women.

1129 days ago
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