Ant McPartlin is stepping down from his TV work and is to look for rehab following his arrest for presumed drunk-driving, his publicist has said.
A declaration from McPartlin’s press agent said: “Ant has decided to go back into treatment and step down from his current TV dedications.
” He has actually spoken with Dec and ITV today and asked for time off for the foreseeable future. Saturday Night Takeaway will not be going ahead this Saturday.”
An ITV representative stated: “ITV has actually taken a joint choice with Ant and Dec’s group not to broadcast Saturday Night Takeaway this weekend.
” We will be reviewing alternatives for the last two episodes of the series (31 March and 7 April) which would not feature Ant who is taking time off to look for treatment.
” We extremely much hope that he gets the aid that he requires.”
The 42-year-old is said to have actually been involved in a crash with 2 other automobiles while driving his black Mini in Richmond simply before 4pm on Sunday.
A kid passenger in one of the cars – a green Mini – was required to hospital as a preventative measure. She is thought to be a three-year-old lady.
Others involved were dealt with at the scene for minor injuries.
McPartlin failed a roadside breath test and was arrested.
He had been with his mom at the time, according to The Sun.
Images of the scene reveal the front driver’s side of his cars and truck smashed in.
A Met Police spokesperson stated a 42-year-old man had been taken to a south London cops station for questioning and queries continue.
McPartlin has actually given that been launched and reportedly got back at 2.40 am on Monday.
The Saturday Night Takeaway speaker went into rehab last year after fighting with a dependency to pain relievers.
In January, he revealed he was separating other half and Strictly Come Dancing cosmetics manager Lisa Armstrong after 11 years of marital relationship.
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