Arnie’s estranged wife ‘humbled by love of fans’ post split

Updated: May 14, 2011, 12:51 PM IST

New York: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s estranged wife Maria Shriver has opened up for the first time since announcing her separation from the former California governor earlier this week.

Tweeting on Friday the veteran NBC journalist thanked fans for their support.

"Thank you for all the kindness, support and compassion. I am humbled by the love. Thank you," the New York Post quoted her as tweeting.

The couple announced in a joint statement Monday they were separating after 25 years of marriage.