DECLAN Donnelly has revealed co-star Ant McPartlin is but to ask him to be his Finest Man after he proposed to girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett.
Ant McPartlin is but to ask Declan Donnelly to be his Finest ManCredit score: Rex Options
Nonetheless, co-star and finest good friend Dec remains to be ready on the nod as Finest Man – simply days after the romantic gesture.
Talking outdoors his house in Chiswick, West London, Dec advised The Mirror: “He hasn’t requested me but.
“I wait to be requested. We’ll see!”
Earlier this week, The Solar revealed Dec was “thrilled” for his long-term co-star.
Ant proposed to mother-of-two Anne-Marie on Christmas EveCredit score: BackGrid
Dec revealed: ‘He hasn’t requested me but’Credit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Ant finalised his divorce with ex-wife Lisa Armstrong in AprilCredit score: Jamie Lorriman
Ant and Anne-Marie advised household and associates together with finest pal Dec of their plans to get married.
It is believed the Britain’s Received Expertise host, 45, is anticipated to behave as Finest Man at their wedding ceremony.
The joyful information comes months after Ant finalised his divorce with ex-wife Lisa Armstrong in April.
The TV star’s publicist Simon Jones confirmed the information in a press release.
The Geordie star has recognized the non-public assistant for a number of yearsCredit score: Dan Charity – The Solar
The TV duo have been buddies for yearsCredit score: Rex Options
Ant popped the query at ChristmasCredit score: Eamonn and James Clarke
He stated: “Ant and Amzie are delighted to announce their engagement. The proposal passed off on Christmas Eve at house in a really romantic setting.”
The Geordie star has recognized private assistant Anne-Marie, 43, for a number of years.
The PA labored with Dec’s agent spouse on the similar London-based administration firm, earlier than she began to work for Ant on a full-time foundation.
They formally started relationship in April 2018, and Anne-Marie – who has two teenage daughters from a earlier marriage – was stated to be Ant’s “rock” as he went to rehab after being convicted of drink driving.
A good friend beforehand advised The Solar: “Ant has been planning this for a while – however needed to verify the second was good. 2020 has been a reasonably torrid 12 months for everyone, and that is the joyful information that each one their family and friends have been ready for.
“Each Amzie and Ant adore Christmas, and get actually into it yearly, so Ant determined to pop the query on Christmas Eve.
“He is a traditionalist, so received down on one knee after first checking with Anne-Marie’s household that he had their blessing. It was super-romantic, and clearly Anne-Marie stated ‘sure’ right away.
“Clearly getting engaged within the midst of a pandemic is not ultimate on the subject of planning a marriage… for the time being a summer season ceremony is trying extraordinarily unlikely, so it could be a 2022 affair.”