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Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger reunite for Patrick’s graduation

It was one of the most high profile divorces in Hollywood. But five years later, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger have come together for a very special reason.
Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Over the weekend, the proud parents put on a united front as they attended son Patrick Schwarzenegger’s graduation at the University of Southern California.

Smiling at the camera and clearly in celebration mode Arnold and Maria, who called time on their 25-year marriage following the actor’s affair with their cleaner Mildred Patricia Baena, were happy to put their differences aside to honour their son.

Taking to Instagram, Arnie penned a loving message to Patrick, 22.

“Patrick, I’m so proud of you. You have grown into a great man – physically and mentally – and I can’t wait to see what you do next. Congratulations. I love you,’ the former Governor of California mused alongside a happy snap of the pair.

Proud papa! Arnold stands proudly beside his son on his big day.

While Maria also took a moment to pay tribute to Patrick, who has previously dated Miley Cyrus.

“Morning after memory. Off he goes. Well loved, well educated. Share pictures of your #graduates with me. It’s such a emotional day #graduationday,” the 60-year-old journalist wrote next to a picture of her and Arnie cuddling Patrick.

The couple, who married in 1986, are also parents to two daughters Katherine, 26, and Christina, 24 as well as son Christopher, 18.

The couple split after 25 years together following a cheating scandal.

In 2011 the Schwarzenegger’s were rocked with the scandal when it emerged Arnold had a secret son – Joseph Baena, now 18 – with Mildred.

However since the bombshell, the 68-year-old star has worked hard to repair the wounds with his family and has fostered a solid relationship with all of his kids.

“I am so proud of them. I’m so in love with them,” he told Howard Stern last year.

Adding of his brood: “It is fantastic. Including my fifth child with Mildred.”

“It’s the worst thing I’ve ever done…” – Watch Arnold open up on the cheating scandal in the video player below.

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