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Ant McPartlin engaged to girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett after Christmas proposal


Ant McPartlin is engaged to his girlfriend, Anne-Marie Corbett.

News of the TV star’s romantic proposal broke on New Year’s Day.

A statement from the 45-year-old’s publicist, Simon Jones confirmed that wedding bells were in the air for the couple.

It read: “Ant and Amzie are delighted to announce their engagement.

“The proposal took place on Christmas Eve at home in a very romantic setting.”



Ant McPartlin with Anne-Marie Corbett are engaged

It’s believed the lovebirds have been together since 2018.

It came after McPartlin’s bitter separation from ex-wife Lisa Armstrong.

The I’m A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out Of Here! legend was married to TV make-up artist, Lisa for 11 years.

Corbett has two daughters whom she shares with ex-husband, Scott Corbett.



Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong when they were together

McPartlin, from Newcastle upon Tyne, has described Corbett as his “rock” after she supported him following his drink-driving arrest and stint in rehab.

He stepped back from the spotlight after crashing his car in March 2018 while more than twice the alcohol limit, before entering rehab.

The star had struggled with a two-year addiction to super-strength painkillers following a knee operation in 2015.

His stint in rehab came six months after he was awarded an OBE for services to entertainment and broadcasting along with his presenting partner Declan Donnelly.



Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly

In January 2019, McPartlin made a return to his TV duties alongside Donnelly at the Britain’s Got Talent auditions.

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The duo have since spoken about how his struggles affected their three-decade friendship and working relationship.

News of McPartlin’s engagement comes shortly after he and Donnelly wrapped the latest series of I’m A Celebrity, which was filmed at Gwrych Castle in North Wales due to Covid-19.

The ITV programme is usually filmed in Australia.





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