Lisa Armstrong ‘heartbroken’ as she learns ex Ant McPartlin’s baby news in brutal fashion

Lisa Armstrong’s close friend has slammed her ex-husband Ant McPartlin for the “insensitive” manner in which Lisa discovered her new paternity. Ant, 48, shared the arrival of his first child with second wife Anne-Marie Corbett, 46, on Tuesday afternoon. The couple chose to keep their pregnancy private for several months.

Ant happily announced the news to his Instagram followers. He posted: “Welcome to the family. Wilder Patrick Mcpartlin. Born 05/14/24 at 8:54 am. Baby is beautiful, mommy is a legend, sisters are over the moon. Dad is a mess.”

Meanwhile, Lisa, 47, took to her Instagram to share a message about her own ‘battle’. The post she shared was a quote that read: “Be proud of how you’ve handled the last few months. The silent battles you fought, the moments you had to humble yourself, the moments you wiped away your own tears. . Celebrate your strength,” reports the Mirror.

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Following the news, Lisa’s close friend revealed the celebrity make-up artist was left “heartbroken” when he discovered the Geordie TV presenter was set to become a father with his new wife, given that while she she was in a relationship with Ant for more than two years. decades, they never had children together. Ant and Lisa called time on their relationship six years ago in 2018.

The reason Lisa was left so heartbroken when she heard the news about Ant’s baby was because she had to find out in the press. Speaking to The Mail, the source claims that Ant never informed Lisa of his life-changing news and it was an even bigger blow due to the fact that he and Lisa were getting along at the time, trying to leave the tumultuous past behind. their.

The source told the Mail: ‘Can you imagine having to see that if you’re Lisa? He must have literally left her heartbroken. She tried so hard for their marriage, tried so hard to save it, and when they broke up, she stayed. childless.”

They added: “It’s so sad. He ruined poor Lisa, gave her 23 years of her life, basically her entire adult life. Then when Ant is going to be a father, he didn’t even have the decency to tell him. She had to read about it in the Mail What makes it all the more traumatic is that she and Anne-Marie were friends.