Ant McPartlin has been spotted enjoying a cosy double date with new girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett and pal Jonathan Wilkes and his wife, Nikki Wheeler.
The foursome gathered for a pre-Christmas meal at Wimbledon’s trendy Ivy Café, which is currently decked out with some beautiful festive decorations.
Ant’s recovery continued, though, with the resting I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here presenter eschewing any offers of wine.
His sole vice right now is a vape, on which he could be seen puffing away outside the restaurant during the course of the evening.
Ant puffed away on a vape outside the restaurant
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Anne-Marie’s presence in Ant’s life is said to be one of the things making his divorce from ex Lisa Armstrong particularly painful.
As Anne-Marie was the couple’s PA Lisa is reportedly feeling deeply betrayed that Ant and Anne-Marie are now talking about marriage.
Ant and girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett were on a double date with close pal and fellow TV presenter Jonathan Wilkes, along with his wife Nikki Wheeler
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Ant’s been spending much of his time off enjoying lost of bracing walks with dog Hurley, who he won after a bitter ‘custody row’ with Lisa.
He’s separating himself from the I’m A Celebrity chat group on WhatsApp, but Ant will no doubt have got all the showbiz gossip he needs from dining companion Jonathan, who starts his annual panto run in Robin Hood at Stoke’s Regent Theatre next week.
Ant will be back to work on I’m A Celebrity next year
A spokesperson from ITV rubbished rumours that Ant had been acting as a script consultant on the current series of I’m A Celebrity.
Anne-Marie separated from her husband Scott last October
But Ant seems certain to return to the jungle next year, with Phillip Schofield confirming that his ‘TV Wife’ will not be appearing on 2019’s series of I’m A Celebrity, leaving the way clear for Ant to rejoin his partner Declan Donnelly.
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