Ant Anstead and Renée Zellweger snuggle up in social media pic
Ant Anstead and Renée Zellweger show their love.
The new couple finally went public with their fledgling relationship after the British auto expert, 42, shared a photo of himself and the Oscar-winning actress, 52, on social media.
In a black-and-white Instagram photo, the couple are seen snuggling and smiling as they look at the camera. “Heyyyy you all!” he captioned the photo with several heart-eyed emojis.
Anstead first met the Zellweger set of discovery + “Celebrity IOU: Joyride” in early June, People magazine reported.
The outlet shared that in the Zellweger episode, fans will see Anstead and Cristy Lee help his brothers surprise Jerome and Jerald. The couple previously served as 24-hour caregivers for late Zellweger publicist Nanci Ryder during her battle with ALS. She died in 2020 at the age of 67.
ANT ANSTEAD TALKS ABOUT RENÉE ZELLWEGER’S ROMANCE, ADMITS THEY “KEPT IT A SECRET FOR A TIME”
A source told the outlet that Zellweger and Anstead instantly bonded common interests, including their appreciation of cars.
“Sometimes two people meet and click, and the timing is right,” the source told the outlet. “Renee is creative … and often speaks to guys who think outside the box. She’s smart, thoughtful and always looking to broaden her horizons and nurture those around her.”
“They’re both private and don’t like public scrutiny, so they have that in common. He’s a creative guy with a lot of interests, and she loves writing and producing, so they have things to say. when they’re together, ”the insider added.
ANT ANSTEAD AND RENEE ZELLWEGER MAKE FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE AS A COUPLE
Anstead first opened up about their relationship in August. “Look… everyone knows Renee and I have become quite close, because we kept it a secret for a while, and unfortunately photos were taken and released,” he said, according to the people magazine.
He ducked into giving further details about their relationship, but shared another funny piece of information about the Hollywood star, who he said it was a “real pleasure” to work with.
News of the budding romance came days after Anstead finalized her divorce from HGTV star Christina Haack. They have been married for less than two years and share a son, Hudson, 2.
The 38-year-old interior designer has since confirmed her new relationship with Austin-based real estate agent Joshua Hall. Prior to this union, Anstead was married to Louise Anstead from 2005 to 2017. They share a 17-year-old daughter Amélie and a 14-year-old son Archie.
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Meanwhile, Zellweger was briefly married to country singer Kenny Chesney in 2005. The marriage was called off that same year.
The “Judy” star was previously linked to musician Doyle Bramhall II from 2012 to 2019.
Fox News’ Nate Day and Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.