Dec Thanks Fans For Their Support In Touching Tweet As Presenting Partner Ant Is Admitted To Rehab

19 June 2017, 14:40 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10

Ant & Dec

Dec has taken to Twitter to thank fans for their support.

We’re sending loads of love to Ant McPartlin as one half of the TV duo, Ant & Dec, has reportedly checked himself into rehab following a battle with depression, alcohol and substance abuse. 

Speaking to a tabloid recently, Ant revealed that he feels “like I have let a lot of people down and for that I am truly sorry. I want to thank my wife, family and closest friends for helping me through this really difficult time. I’ve spoken out because I think it’s important that people ask for help if they’re going through a rough time and get the proper treatment to help their recovery”.  

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It is thought that Ant will remain in a rehab facility for two months and that the issues have stemmed from a failed knee surgery two years ago, in which Ant started taking prescription drugs to cope with the pain. 

Sources have also claimed that alcohol may have become a cause for concern amongst friends of the award winning presenter. 

And now his presenting partner, Declan Donnelly has tweeted about the news - showing that he is standing by his best friend and colleague.