Fake news mags target Arnie

The world’s leading satirical newspapers have pounced on Arnold Schwarzenegger after it emerged that the “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” star and his wife Maria Shriver are separating.German fake news magazine Titanic reacted to the news by publishing a poster showing the horrified face of assassin-turned-saviour “Terminator” cyborg.Referring to intensifying rumours about another “Terminator” movie and what it could be about, the image is headlined “Terminator 5: Home Alone.””Home Alone” starring Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister – a young boy mistakenly left behind at home by his vacationing family – was one of the most popular comedy films of the 1990s.The Onion, a popular satirical magazine in the United States, questioned people on the street in its fictional “What do you think?” poll about the split of the famous couple who married 25 years ago.While “racket stringer” Kal Li wonders whether they will pay each other alimony, Zeke Totman – who claims to be a “banking pin adjuster” – says: “Look, no flame burns eternal. Even the groping muscleman flame can fade.”Schwarzenegger and Shriver – a former journalist and fundraising campaigner – informed the public about their decision to split last week. The former governor of California – who was born in Thal near Graz, Styria – and the daughter of Eunice Kennedy and Robert Sargent Shriver jr. – did not reveal whether they plan to divorce. The couple explained they were separating “while we work on the future of our relationship.”In a written statement, the pair said: “After a great deal of thought, reflection, discussion, and prayer, we came to this decision together.”Meanwhile, Hollywood press are speculating that the Austrian action film star had an interest in cooperating with producers about making a fifth “Terminator” film. Newspapers also have it that Schwarzenegger, 63, is due to play a leading role in upcoming drama movie “Cry Macho.”The five-time winner of international bodybuilding contest “Mr Universe” recently explained he could imagine continuing his political engagement by campaigning in favour of eco-friendly infrastructure solutions.Former classmates of “Arnie” are currently creating a museum dedicated to his life in the house where he was born.