A surprising match! Ant Anstead continued to make headlines after his breakup from Christina Haack by sparking an A-list romance with Renée Zellweger.
The Wheeler Dealers star was previously married to Haack nearly two years earlier than the pair introduced their separation by way of Instagram in September 2020. Nine months later, Us Weekly confirmed that the duo finalized their divorce, agreeing to share custody of their son, Hudson, who arrived in September 2019.
Anstead wasn’t single for a lengthy, nonetheless, sparking rumors of a romance with the Judy actress in late June 2021. Multiple retailers confirmed the connection that month, shortly earlier than the pair have been photographed collectively lounging on the U.Ok. native’s balcony.
While celebrating the 4th of July collectively, the couple has been caught kissing on their bikes at a site visitors mild. The PDA-filled outings continued all through July 2021, with the twosome smooching while wandering by the car parking zone of a Laguna Beach, California, ironmongery store.
Neither Anstead nor the Bridget Jones’ Diary star addressed the romance publicly immediately. As the For the Love of Cars presenter’s relationship raised eyebrows, his ex-wife moved on too. Haack was photographed holding hands with beau Joshua Hall in July 2021 and made the relationship Instagram official quickly after.
Both Anstead and the Flip or Flop star did their finest to keep a positive outlook in the wake of their breakup. In September 2020, the Petrol Head Parenting creator even told his social media followers that he and Haack aimed to remain shut for the sake of their son.
“While we both appreciate words of support, Please stop trying to diagnose from afar. It’s not fair,” he wrote by way of Instagram alongside a candy snap of him and Hudson. “Christina is fine. I am fine. And we remain good friends and will navigate this at our pace. Compassion and kindness are all that’s needed. X.”
Though followers have been shocked when the pair pulled the plug on their marriage, there doesn’t appear to be any dangerous blood between the exes. Zellweger, for her half, boasts a roster of well-known former flames, including Jim Carrey, Kenny Chesney, and Bradley Cooper.
The Texas native was briefly engaged to Carrey in 2000, and 5 years later, she walked down the aisle with the nation crooner. After solely 4 months of marriage, the duo referred to it as it quits, however, Zellweger remained fairly quiet about what caused their split.
“I’m an old-fashioned gal who doesn’t feel it’s appropriate to hang out your laundry on the lawn,” she instructed The Advocate in September 2016. “I feel you devalue yourself as a human being when you share very personal things with a bajillion strangers who are making fun of you. I just don’t see that there’s any dignity in that.”