Ant McPartlin is coming to Dec Donnelly’s Friday night tonight, but is he still not drinking?
45-year-old Ant and his onscreen partner Dec have become one of the nation’s most popular presentation duos.
And while it’s fantastic to have Ant back on our screens, the last two years have seen major changes in his life.
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When is Ant Mcpartlin getting married?
Ant was married to make-up artist Lisa Armstrong for 11 years, but they separated in 2018.
However, he found love again for the former personal assistant Anne-Marie Corbett.
The couple announced their engagement on Christmas Eve 2020.
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Ant told Digital Spy, “It was a nice way to end the year. I am a romantic at heart.
“You know, there were flowers and afternoon tea in front of the Christmas tree. Nice. It was lovely. “
It is not clear when the wedding will take place.
Did Ant leave Lisa?
When Ant and Lisa’s breakup hit the headlines, the host of I’m A Celebrity and BGT made a statement.
“In response to recent media speculation, Ant is very sad to announce that he is ending his marriage to Lisa McPartlin after eleven years,” it said.
I am very sorry how this affects the partners.
According to reports, his problems were partly responsible for the split.
He told The Mirror in 2018, “I took Lisa through hell with mood swings and depression and how she affects you. I am very sorry how this affects the partners. “
Why did Ant McPartlin stop drinking?
In 2015, Ant went to the hospital for routine knee surgery.
However, he took prescription drugs to relieve the pain and began mixing the drugs with alcohol.
In 2018, Ant was involved in a car accident and was arrested for drink-driving.
Then his struggle with his addictions came to light.
He was banned from driving for 20 months and also took a year off to focus on his recovery.
During that time, he made a statement saying, “My recovery is going very well and in order to continue speaking with Dec and ITV, I have decided to take the rest of the year off.”
How long has he been sober?
Ant has been sober since the accident and his subsequent arrest and fine.
Between his first stint in rehab and the car accident, Ant said to The Sun, “I took a little break from drinking. I’ve done two months and I’ll do a little longer.
“But I’m looking forward to a beer. I can’t go to Australia and I don’t have a cold at the surf club in December. “
However, since the accident he has been visiting Alcoholics Anonymous.
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The treatment affected him so much that he had the organization’s logo tattooed on his left wrist and an ‘s’ from the word ‘sober’ on his right wrist.
He said of the tattoos, “It’s more about beliefs and principles, and where your mind is in relation to love and good service to other people, and where it is developing positively.
“It’s about who I am and how I’ll live my life well.”
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