September 2, 2014 6:09 PM

Maria Shriver’s boyfriend not so new; Nick Cannon’s book; Jenny McCarthy’s wedding dress nothing like Angelina Jolie’s

Maria Shriver has a boyfriend. But he’s not necessarily new to the picture. The journalist brought political consultant Matthew Dowd to her cousin Bobby Kennedy Jr.’s wedding to Cheryl Hines last month. While the event was one of the couple’s first public outings, the New York Post reports that Shriver started her relationship with Dowd in 2006, five years before news went down of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s dalliance with the housekeeper that resulted in a child. How the two met: Dowd was a chief strategist for Schwarzenegger’s gubernatorial reelection campaign and worked in George W. Bush’s administration.

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About Madeleine Marr

Madeleine Marr


Former fashion and food writer Madeleine Marr joined the Miami Herald in 2003. The native New Yorker's celebrity coverage includes features, interviews, events, red carpets, premieres, award ceremonies, style, news and gossip in the South Florida area and beyond.

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