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Shriver gave Philly friend no hint of Schwarzenegger split

Maria Shriver didn't indicate anything was amiss in her marriage to Arnold Schwarzenegger when she thanked East Falls' Harry Jay Katz, an old friend, for sending the couple a bottle of vinegar that his wife, Debra Renee Cruz, made for their 25th anniversary on April 26.

Shriver gave Philly friend no hint of Schwarzenegger split

Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger on their wedding day. (AP Photo/Mike Kullen)
Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger on their wedding day. (AP Photo/Mike Kullen) AP

Maria Shriver didn't indicate anything was amiss in her marriage to Arnold Schwarzenegger when she thanked East Falls' Harry Jay Katz, an old friend, for sending the couple a bottle of vinegar that his wife, Debra Renee Cruz, made for their 25th anniversary on April 26.

Katz, who befriended Shriver in the 1970s when she worked for KYW-TV, attended the couple's wedding in Hyannis, Mass.

"Thanks for thinking of us and sending wishes on our special day," Shriver wrote in a letter.

"It was so kind of you to include the recipe in case we want to try our hand at making more."

That seems unlikely as Shriver, a journalist, and Schwarzenegger, former California governor who is getting back into acting, revealed their separation to the Los Angeles Times Monday night.

Read more from our column in Wednesday's Daily News.

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