Ant Anstead and Renee Zellweger’s romance proves it’s never too late to find love. In September 2021, a source told People, “Renée has found love again, a love that makes her feel confident and secure.” The inside source added, “And Ant has had a lot of ups and downs as well, but seems stable in this romance In March, Zellweger finally opened up about her romance with the reality TV star.
The couple met while filming an episode of Anstead’s series Celebrity IOU: Joyride. The Discovery+ show features celebrities making dream cars come true for special people. In an April interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Zellweger explained that she wanted to do something kind for two people who helped her dear friend Nanci Ryder, who died of ALS (Lou Gerig’s disease) in 2020. Nurses (and twin brothers) Jerome and Jerald Cowan took care of Ryder in their final years. After producing the episode “Celebrity IOU: Joyride,” the Cowan twins got a car, but Zellweger got the show’s host.
In the Harper’s Bazaar interview, Zellweger was asked if meeting Anstead felt like a gift from her dear friend. “We joke about it,” the “Judy” star replied. “She always does her best. It made me smile. It made me smile to think about it, yeah, the coincidence of it all.” It looks like Anstead and Zellweger’s relationship is showing no signs of slowing down.
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Ant Anstead can’t stop gushing about Renee Zellweger. Who can blame him? On July 10, Anstead posted a snap of the snuggling couple on Instagram with the caption, “This lady. Pure. Class. Ren x.” In 2022, Zellweger won raves from fans and critics alike on the NBC series The Thing About Pam. But Anstead is the actor’s biggest cheerleader and fan. He posted a video of “Pam” on Instagram and wrote, “Beaming with pride (and now sleeping with one eye open!) Ren’s latest role… Watch Reneé Zellweger transform into the infamous Pamela Hupp!”
The “Chicago” star has developed a strong bond with Anstead and his toddler Hudson. A source told People that Zellweger “seems to enjoy all the fun outings with his son. She’s always very playful and sweet with Hudson.”
In January, the Celebrity IOU: Joyride host shared that he introduced his girlfriend to his older children, Amelie and Archie, over the Christmas break. Anstead’s teenage children live full-time in the UK with Anstead’s first wife, Louise Storey, and have not been able to see their father for two years due to pandemic travel restrictions. “There were a lot of big firsts for her,” the father-of-three told People in January. “New house, seeing Hudson, meeting Ren… It was great.” Anstead added that his daughter Amelie and his Oscar-winning actress “got on really well. Just like two girls.” It’s so fun to see this celebrity couple so happy!