Ant six months sober after drink-driving crash

Ant McPartlin seems to have confirmed he is been sober for six months after a drink-driving crash in March which noticed the TV star hit two automobiles whereas double over the drink-driving restrict.

The Saturday Night Takeaway host checked into a non-public rehab clinic earlier this 12 months after pleading responsible to drink-driving, however now seems to be profitable his battle with alcohol.

Praised by pal and publicist Simon Hargreaves in an emotional Twitter put up, McPartlin responded positively to his pal of over 20 years, seemingly confirming Hargreaves' feedback that Ant was "6 months sober".

"Thanks pal. Really respect it," started McPartlin. "Lovely seeing you too. It actually was lengthy overdue. #weloveagoodlunch Hope you are utilizing your Jcrew tote bag!"

Hargreaves additionally mentioned Ant was "annoyingly wholesome wanting, and happier than I've seen him in years".

McPartlin stepped away from his presenting commitments after he was fined £86,000 and banned from driving for 20 months following the crash.

Speaking outdoors courtroom following the sentencing, Ant mentioned: "I simply wish to say I am actually sorry for what occurred. Higher requirements are anticipated of me. I anticipate them of myself.

"I let myself down. I let lots of people down. For that, I am actually sorry. I might wish to apologise to everybody concerned within the crash. I am simply grateful that no-one was critically harm."

Holly Willoughby was subsequently introduced as stand-in presenter for the upcoming collection of I am a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

In January, McPartlin additionally revealed that he and spouse Lisa Armstrong could be divorcing after 11 years of marriage.