Schwarzenegger's Wife in Hot Water After Photo

Maria Shriver is in trouble with the "Governator."

The wife of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was snapped by the paparazzi talking on her cell phone while driving - something that is illegal in her the state her husband governs.

TMZ added a video it said was shot Tuesday in Brentwood, where the family lives. It shows Shriver holding a cell phone to her ear while driving a large SUV that appears to be a Cadillac Escalade. She then puts the phone down while the camera is rolling.

After the photo appeared on the celebrity Web site TMZ, Schwarzenegger replied to it's founder Harvey Levin on Twitter

"Thanks for bringing her violation to my attention. There's going to be swift action."

Schwarzenegger spokesman Aaron McLear says that by "swift action," the governor means he'll ask his wife not to hold the phone while driving.

A law that took effect in July 2008 requires California drivers to use a handsfree device when talking on cell phones.

Since then, the California Highway Patrol has issued more than 150,000 citations. That figure does not include citations issued by local police.

Drivers who are spotted by law enforcement officers holding a cell phone to their ear are subject to fines of at least $20 for the first ticket and $50 for subsequent tickets, plus additional fees.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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