Ant McPartlin announces divorce from wife Lisa

Ant McPartlin announces divorce from wife Lisa

The 41-year-old responded to a follower who had told her that she was "throwing her marriage away" and that she didn't "understand" the painkiller addiction that Ant had been going through.

The former couple had been together for 23 years having first met on the Smash Hits tour in Newcastle in 1994 when he was 18 and Lisa then 17, was performing with teen pop group Deuce.

It continued: "Ant asks for privacy at this hard time, for both himself, Lisa and their immediate families".

A source close Ant recently said: "Ant and Lisa are definitely over".

The Sun On Sunday furthermore quotes a source who reveals that "this was a tough decision for Ant but he has to do the right thing for his health".

Ant McPartlin has confirmed his divorce from wife Lisa after months of speculation as to the status of the couple's marriage.

However, the insider added that the Geordie TV presenter hopes to make things "as easy as possible" for Lisa, adding that he will "look after her in the settlement".

Ant Lisa Dec
GETTYAnt Mc Partlin and Lisa were married for 11 years

Ant made a triumphant return to I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here at the end of 2017, looking happy and healthy with best friend Dec out in Australia where they film the award-winning show, after his stint in rehab earlier in the year to tackle his problems with alcohol, substance abuse and prescription drugs.

"No further statement will be made".

Showing her support for her son during the hard period, Ant's mum Christine brought along her pooch, and chatted to her son as they walked along.

Get Me Out of Here Ant and Lisa spent November and December apart.

It wasn't until 12 years later that the smitten couple finally Wednesday at a church in Taplow, Buckinghamshire in front of 150 friends and family. He added: "This kind of stuff puts strains on any marriage".

After a lengthy romance Ant proposed to her whilst on holiday in Dubai on April 26, 2005.

They tied the knot at Cliveden House on July 22, 2006, in Taplow, Buckinghamshire. The couple never had children, but in an interview in 2017, Ant said they would "love" to have kids.

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