Arnold Schwarzenegger Erased Maria Shriver From Official Portrait

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When Arnold Schwarzenegger's official portrait was done, there was a personal touch -- he was depicted wearing a lapel pin featuring the face of his wife, Maria Shriver.

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's official portrait has been unveiled at the Capitol -- minus his ex-wife's face.

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's official portrait has been unveiled at the Capitol -- minus his ex-wife's face.

“It was actually a cute gesture when he had it done," said Clay Russell, a former Schwarzenegger aide.

But the marriage disintegrated soon after Schwarzenegger left the governor's office in January 2011, prompting a modification in the portrait -- Shriver's face was erased.

When the painting was unveiled in the Capitol earlier this week, a blemish was visible where the pin used to be.

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