Mark Beretta is staying strong following the week from hell!

The TV star is putting on a brave face after news of his divorce became public.
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Mark Beretta is still smiling despite his private life being splashed across the headlines after it was revealed his 22-year marriage had ended.  

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In a statement, Mark, 57, confirmed that he and his wife Rachel had separated earlier this year. 

The Sunrise reporter stressed that they continue to be good friends and that their kids Ava and Daniel, and Ava’s baby boy Arlo, remain their focus.

Mark and Rachel have vowed to “move forward” with “love and respect” for the sake of their kids. (Credit: Supplied)

According to a close source, Mark’s Sunrise family rallied around him as his marriage was breaking down – especially his good mate David Koch. 

“They are a tight-knit group over there at Sunrise, always have been,” tells the insider. 

“Kochie has always had a hand on Beretts’ back. He knew Mark and Rachel had split earlier this year and had been a tower of strength.

“Everyone has been incredibly supportive. While they are really sad about the split as they all love Rach, the good news around Mark’s dad’s health has given everyone plenty of reasons to smile.”

The Sunrise star’s dad David got the all clear after a health battle. (Credit: Supplied)

Indeed, Mark was pleased as punch to share on Instagram last week that his father, David, has won his cancer battle. 

Mark thanked the medical scientists, cancer researchers, oncologists, and “wonderful” nurses who helped save David’s life, as well as the not-for-profit charity Tour de Cure.

“My entire family is eternally grateful and I will be stepping up my efforts with this great charity,” Mark said.

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