Ant McPartlin hits back at claims he’s had a ‘meltdown’ ahead of tonight’s NTAs

‘What a load of sh#t!’

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by Polly Foreman |
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Ant McPartlin has hit back at claims he’s ‘stressed’ and has ‘meltdown’ ahead of tonight’s National Television Awards.

It’s been a difficult year for Ant, who went to rehab for a painkiller addiction and has just announced his divorce from Lisa Armstrong – and it’s been reported that this could affect his performance at the NTAs tonight (he and Dec are up for best presenter).

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Ant posted a screenshot of a national newspaper’s report about him on Ant and Dec’s Twitter account, captioned: “What a load of sh#t!”.

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He signed it off “A”.

Ant also followed it up with: “Can’t wait for the #nta2018 it will be a right hoot!! A x”

His divorce from Lisa Armstrong, who he was married to for 11 years, was confirmed by Ant last week

He wrote in a statement: “In response to the recent speculation in the media, Ant is very sad to announce that, after 11 years, he is ending his marriage to Lisa McPartlin”.

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“Ant asks for privacy at this difficult time, for both himself, Lisa and their immediate families. No further statement will be made.”

A source close to Ant told The Sun: “This was a tough decision for Ant but he has to do the right thing for his health.

“It hasn't happened overnight. They’ve been having problems for ages.

“The marriage has effectively been struggling for eight months. He’s given it a good go.

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