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Tina Arena Called Out Ageism During Her Arias Acceptance Speech


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Tina Arena was just inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Aria Awards and she owned the whole damn night.

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First she performed her classic "Chains" with The Veronicas and Jess Mauboy and it was iconiiiic.

How about that for #GirlPower?! @TheVeronicas @jessicamauboy & @tinaarena with a very special performance! #ARIAs


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Then Kylie Mother Effing Minogue presented her with the Aria and it was a MOMENT.

And then. AND THEN. She delivered a speech addressing anything and everything on her mind, including this brilliant moment where she celebrated women over 40 in the industry.

Yes! Tina Arena calls out Oz radio for ignoring women over 40 #ARIAs

It was a powerful speech from a powerful woman.

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We love you Tina! 💖💖💖

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