Politics

Video: Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Says He Performed Same Sex Marriages

| by Michael Allen

During an interview with CBS News' '60 Minutes,' to promote his new autobiography, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed that he performed same sex weddings while governor (video below).

Schwarzenegger said: “I always said I have nothing against people doing what they want to do. If a couple wants to get married, they should get married. I personally always said that marriage is between a man and a woman, but I never would enforce my will on people. I always want people to make that decision. If they want to get married, let them get married."

Schwarzenegger said that he even performed a same sex marriage for his chief of staff: "I performed the wedding in the office. I married her in the office, in the governor’s office. I don’t have to be for gay marriage."

"I’m for that she gets the kind of wedding and the kind of ceremony that I had when I got married with Maria [Shriver]. That she happens to love a woman and I am a guy that loves a woman, that is two different things, that doesn’t make any difference. She should still have her ceremony.”