Declan Donnelly — of duo Ant and Dec — has thanked fans for their kind messaged after news broke that fellow presenting partner Anthony Mc Partlin has checked into rehab.
“Thank you for all the kind messages and well wishes for the big fella,” he wrote on Twitter. Your support is, as ever, much appreciated.” Mc Partlin checked into rehab for “substance abuse, prescription drugs, and drinking”, telling presenter explained how a knee injury two years ago led him to become addicted to prescription pain medication, while depression caused a turn to substance abuse.
And according to The Sun the pair have now confirmed their relationship to family, friends and James Grant Management where Astall works.
‘They adored each other for years and people often thought they were together – but it’s only recently they finally became an item,’ a source told the paper.
Ali was and still is Ant and Dec’s manager, and has managed them for over ten years now.
In fact, before they were together, the pair would spend Valentine’s Day together every year when they were both single. When she was single and I was single we’d go out for dinner on Valentine’s night together because we didn’t have partners.” Ant and Dec are not Ali’s only clients.
Declan Donnelly has said finding love was tough because potential girlfriends already knew too much about him before they even met.
The Britain’s Got Talent host said that being one half of Geordie presenting duo Ant and Dec held him back when looking for love because it meant he couldn’t go on a proper blind date. People would always try and set me up, which was awkward.Unlike Ant Mc Partlin’s marriage to Lisa Armstrong recently, Dec and Ali’s married life has been kept from the public for years. From her relationship with Dec to her talent management clients, here’s three things you need to know…Ali and Dec did not have the story book meeting that people would expect, in fact they knew each other for 10 years before their relationship turned romantic.with Mc Partlin – has not had a serious relationship since splitting from Sky Sports host Georgie Thompson in 2011.Prior to dating Thompson he had an 11-year relationship with actress Claire Buckfield which came to an end in 2003.)." Ant and Dec were in the mood to celebrate after what was their last Brit Awards. "This beginning of the year bit for us is so busy with : "It's not an easy job so it needs to be somebody who is who is used to doing live TV, somebody who is able to think on their feet because it never always goes according to plan, so it needs to be somebody who is quite versatile…