The Daily Telegraph, May 1999

Dimiutive singer Tina Arena has split from her husband of three years Ralph Carr. Carr, who is also the stars manager, has been fighting off rumours of a marriage split for a year but now, according to friends, he is no longer trying to deny it. Last Monday night, when he attended the apra awards carr admitted to press that the marriage had ended and Tina did not want to make a comment. Guests at the after party were in no doubt that Carr would be going in alone from now on. "He was really letting his hair down on the night" one guest said. "It was almost as if he was happy that it was all out in the open. But earlier this year he and Tina denied rumours of a marriage slpit. Telling journalists "Every marriage has its ups and downs" Arena's career has taken off in the us where she has been touring alot and attracted many new fans such as Mariah Carey. Carr, Who began managing Tina's career in the early 90's is widley credited for bringing Tina to the top. Neither Tina or Ralph would comment today