Ant, of Ant and Dec, has admitted to a secret struggle with drink and drugs
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Declan Donnelly at BBC Radio 1 Studios
Ant & Dec out and about, London, Britain – 19 Feb 2016
Millions of fans are sure to have been shocked at Ant McPartlin‘s recent admission of a struggle with issues relating to substance abuse, drug use and alcohol.
Now, as he begins his stay in a treatment facility, the other half of Ant & Dec, Declan Donnelly, has broken his silence on the revelation – and has thanked the public on behalf of his best friend and colleague for their kind messages.
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Ant, 41, revealed on Sunday (18th June) that he’d turned to alcohol and drugs as a way of dealing with chronic pain, which has now resulted in a problem for which he’s sought serious help.
Opening up to the world about such a sensitive issue must not have been an easy feat – but happily, thousands of fans took to social media to commend him on his bravery for opening up, and wishing him …read more