Dec Donnelly was met with reward as he took on Saturday Night time Takeaway solo following co-star Ant McPartlin’s return to rehab, and has been pictured being congratulated by his pregnant spouse Ali Astall shortly after the present aired.
In emotional pictures, the star was seen alongside his lovely spouse and mates as they patted Dec on the shoulder for a job properly finished following Saturday’s efficiency.
Dec was noticed smiling broadly as he was greeted with reward from his friends, after he hosted for the primary time ever with out Ant McPartlin by his aspect.
Dec had taken to social media after the present to thank followers, who had been extremely happy with him stepping out alone whereas Ant recovers in rehab.
“Thanks for all of your pretty messages tonight, they’re VERY a lot appreciated,” Dec wrote.
“I’m glad you loved the present. I didn’t sleep an terrible lot final evening so I’m off to mattress! Night time y’all. D x.”
Ant and Dec met once they had been solely 13 years-old enjoying the humorous PJ and Duncan – they’ve been BFFs ever since
Declan Donnelly addressed Ant McPartlin’s absence from Saturday Night time Takeaway at the beginning of the present as he returned to the ITV present.
Following days of hypothesis about what Dec would say about his greatest buddy who’s at present searching for remedy in rehab, the TV presenter selected to not deal with his co-star’s absence explicitly.
As a substitute, the host make a joke when he quipped that he had twice the work to do seeing as he was presenting the present alone.
He mentioned: “Thanks. Thanks for that very heat welcome.
“We have got a jam packed present and I’ve received twice the quantity of labor to do, so we’re going to crack on.”
Dec, who launched a heartbreaking assertion confirming that he was going to be presenting the present alone within the aftermath of Ant’s determination to step down from his TV commitments, appeared barely emotional as he spoke.