Ant McPartlin opens up about secret painkiller addiction as he finishes two-month rehab stint

Ant McPartlin opens up about secret painkiller addiction as he finishes two-month rehab stint


Ant also told The Sun of his hidden knee pain when hosting Saturday Night Takeaway in Florida: Ant said: “I was in a hell of a lot of pain. We had to call the doctor up and get an injection to just get through the show,” The paper reports that the star finally sought help when his wife Lisa and TV co-host Declan Donnelly intervened. Now, after two months of treatment in rehab, he is clean of drugs and on the road to recovery.

Ant McPartlin opens up about secret painkiller addiction as he finishes two-month rehab stint


Ant with his wife Lisa

Back in June, Ant’s wife Lisa took to Twitter to thanks fans for their support at such a difficult time. Lisa wrote: "Completely overwhelmed by all your love & support it means so much. I'm relieved he's receiving the help he needs, we just need him better." Dec also thanked the duo's fans on Twitter, posting: "Thank you for all the kind messages and well wishes for the big fella. He will be touched. Your support is, as ever, much appreciated, DD xx."



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