Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong’s ended 11-year marriage in 30-second hearing today

TV star Ant McPartlin and his estranged wife Lisa Armstrong ended their 11-year marriage in a 30-second hearing today.

The teenage sweethearts had been together for 23 years and married in 2006 but announced the end of their marriage in January.

But the I’m a Celeb Host Ant, 42, and Strictly Come Dancing make-up artist, 41, were granted a decree nisi in just 30 seconds at the Central Family Court today.

The bitter break-up played out in the public eye after Ant started a relationship with personal assistant Anne-Marie Corbett in June.

District Judge Alun Jenkins authorised the decree nisi in the short administrative hearing which neither party attended.

It is thought the grounds of divorce are “unreasonable conduct” by Ant committing adultery while he was still married.

A decree nisi is a court order stating the date on which a marriage will end unless a good reason not to grant a divorce is produced.

Under divorce laws, Ant technically had to admit adultery because he was still married when the relationship began.

 

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