Presenter Ant McPartlin is reportedly in for a court battle with his estranged wife Lisa Armstrong over their divorce.
According to reports, professional make-up artist Lisa rejected the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! host’s settlement offer – believed to have been worth over half of their £62m fortune.
Speaking to the Mail On Sunday, a source claimed: “What the general public and his fans don’t realise is that Ant’s decision to end the marriage came after years of Lisa trying to save him from himself.
Lisa and Ant are in the process of divorcing (Credit: EBELE/ FameFlynet.uk.com / SplashNews.com)
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“There were at least three years when she was at her wits’ end and it was tough. Watching him move on was very, very difficult.
“Lisa is very much aware that a judge may not award her as much as Ant is offering but she doesn’t care.”
There were at least three years when she was at her wits’ end.
Speaking further, the source told the publication that Lisa has “has suffered tremendously” and “wants her day in court”.
ED! contacted Ant’s reps for comment.
The divorce battle might be raging behind the scenes, but publicly both Ant and Lisa are getting on with their own lives.
Lisa has continued to impress her fans on Instagram with snaps of her incredible makeup projects, including her work on the stars of Strictly Come Dancing.
Ant, meanwhile, has returned to the jungle for the new series of I’m A Celebrity, which kicks off next week.
The star arrived in Australia recently with his co-host Dec Donnelly and the pair shared their first selfie Down Under since Ant’s last appearance on the hit ITV show, back in 2017.
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The photo showed Ant and Dec beaming for the camera, green fronds of tropical plants visible behind them.
They simply wrote in the caption: “G’day AU.”
Fans flooded the pic with comments and said they missed having Ant on the programme.
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