By Andrew Prentice For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 04:44 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 04:48 GMT, 22 January 2021
NRL star Bryce Cartwright has split from his anti-vaxxer wife Shanelle just months after walking away from a $450,000-a-season contract on the Gold Coast.
Cartwright, 25, relocated to New South Wales last September with his now ex-wife and their two children, Koa and Naia, citing personal reasons.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
He has since signed a minimum wage one-year deal with the Parramatta Eels for the 2021 NRL campaign.
Concerns for Cartwright's mental state increased after he revealed last year he and Shanelle were sent a number of threats on social media because of their controversial stance on vaccinations.
Some of the threats involved harming the couple's young children.
Bryce Cartwright (pictured right) with Shanelle Cartwright have gone their separate ways
The couple (pictured above) have two children together - Koa and Naia
The couple reportedly spent Christmas apart, with their split confirmed by Cartwright's manager Allan Gainey
'At some point it does take a toll,' Cartwright said at the time. 'I speak to a counsellor every now and then just to clear my mind.'