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Ant McPartlin's journey from divorce and drink-drive shame to new engagement joy


Ant McPartlin has finally found long-lasting happiness at last.

The presenter, 45, got down on one knee and asked his girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett to marry him in a romantic Christmas Eve proposal.

But it’s been a tough journey for the embattled star who went through drink-driving shame, a divorce and battled prescription painkiller addiction.

Ant and Lisa shocked the world when they announced their split after 23 years in January 2018.

The exes ended their 11-year marriage after they tied the knot in 2006.



Ant McPartlin’s journey from divorce and drink-drive shame to new engagement joy

Recently, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here’s host handed over half of his £62million fortune and their £5million marital home to his ex-wife.

Yet the pair agreed to share the custody of their chocolate Labrador Hurley in their divorce settlement.

Lisa then purchased a £3.8million five-bed riverside home to move into.



Ant and Lisa shocked the world when they announced their split after 23 years in January 2018

Ant battled a difficult 2018 after his marriage broke down.

He pleaded guilty to drink driving in March 2018.

The star stepped down from his TV commitments for a year.



The exes ended their 11-year marriage after they tied the knot in 2006

His partner Dec continued with I’m A Celeb and Saturday Night Takeaway without him by his side.

Ant also went back to rehab for the second time.

In 2017, he had been treated for a prescription painkiller addiction at rehab.

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It’s been a tough journey for the embattled star who went through drink-driving shame, a divorce and battled prescription painkiller addiction

But Ant has completely turned his life around.

Recently, the star enjoyed a very successful series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here with his partner Dec.

In the romance department, Ant got engaged to Anne-Marie after asking her to marry him on Christmas Eve at home.



In the romance department, Ant got engaged to Anne-Marie after asking her to marry him on Christmas Eve at home

They have been dating for almost three wonderful years.

Excitedly the newly-engaged pair told their close friends and family over the Christmas period.

Of course Declan Donnelly was one of the first to know about the engagement and he will be Best Man at their wedding, according to reports.



They have been dating for almost three wonderful years

Ant designed the bespoke ring himself which he presented to Anne-Marie.

A spokesman confirmed the engagement: “Ant and Amzie are delighted to announce their engagement.

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





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