Arnold Schwarzenegger: I’m “Back” Post-Split

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To Arnold Schwarzenneger, that "I'll be back" line never gets old.

He used it to a receptive crowd in L.A. Thursday during one of his first public addresses since his shocking May split from wife Maria Shriver.

ABC News reports that the former California governor, 64, got a standing ovation after delivering a speech about state budget woes and political gridlock at the American Chamber of Commerce Executives convention.

Concluding his address — which also touched upon California workers' compensation laws — he uttered his trademark line from the Terminator franchise that made him a superstar.

But the politician will also be "back" in Hollywood; in July he announced he's returning to acting in Last Stand, in which he's star as a border-town sheriff pursuing a drug lord.

Although Schwarzenegger and Shriver, 55, ended their 25-year marriage amid his revelation of a secret love child with former housekeeper Mildred Baena, the soon-to-be ex-spouses banded together last month as their youngest son Christopher, 13, was hospitalized following a serious surfing accident.

The family — which also includes son Patrick, 17, and daughters Katherine, 21, and Christina, 19 — was also all together for a lunch in honor of the patriarch's July 30 birthday.

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