‘Lisa is nowhere near being over Ant – she’s still cut up’
situation, she has had to share her pain with the world. Lisa feels that every time she makes a bit of progress, Ant does something to knock her back. Her friends are preparing themselves for bad news.”
Ant announced the end of his marriage to Lisa back in January, following his first spell in rehab for alcohol and drug addiction in summer 2017. The pair had been together for over 23 years and Lisa was left devastated as she had wanted to save the marriage. In March 2018, Ant entered rehab again after he was arrested for drink driving. Then, in June, he confirmed his relationship with Anne-marie.
When they were together Ant and Lisa had made no secret of the fact they wanted children and, as heat has reported, she is terrified that Ant and Anne-marie will have a baby together. “It’s one of her worst fears, as it’s something she always wanted,” our source explains. “She would never begrudge anyone’s happiness, but it would be something that would take her a long time to get over.”
But, we’re told, Lisa knows she can’t pine for her old life with Ant forever and has said she wants a fresh start in 2019. “Lisa is really trying to focus on her future, starting with a trip to LA,” we’re told. “She would love to see in the New Year by having fun. She wouldn’t mind a hot man to flirt with, either. Because she’s been so hurt, she’s put up a lot of barriers and friends have worried that this may stop her from moving on. She knows she has to let her guard down, and with such a great support network of family and friends, she feels she can do that, but because she was with Ant for over half her life, she didn’t really know what being single was like. Getting herself out there is something she has to work at. But she knows she’ll be able to
She’s not bothered by yet more criticism
own empire,” an insider tells heat. “The aim is to have everything she does to feed into making her money – and not a huge company. Cheryl sees this as the opportunity to give women what they really want. She’s had a lot of offers over the last few years, with similar brands as Easilocks approaching her to front a campaign. But her team have been really smart – they have negotiated an equity deal – the wording is very much that Cheryl is releasing her ‘own range’ of hair extensions with them, so she shares in all the profits from this.”
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