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Schwarzenegger says he's returning to acting

File photo of former California Gov. Schwarzenegger talking to reporters in Sacramento on Dec. 17, 2008. (Rich Pedroncelli)

February 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said he is returning to acting. Schwarzenegger Tweeted the news on Thursday night.

"Exciting news. My friends at CAA have been asking me for 7 years when they can take offers seriously. Gave them the green light today," he wrote.

His aide Daniel Ketchell confirmed the Tweet on Friday.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.