He quickly realized that she was not trying to take a sick coffeemaker's temperature, but was trying to tell him she was pregnant. The post-divorce era of Flip or Flop is still going strong, as of this writing, and the former spouses have eased into their new dynamic. I pray Christina's decision brings her happiness.". Alba told E! "I had just gotten out of a seven-year relationship. We appreciate your support and ask for privacy for us and our family as we navigate the future.". Every item on this page was hand-picked by a House Beautiful editor. The pair clicked right out the gate, and they knew they clicked right out the gate. For all of the nosy curious minds out there, Ant's ex-wife is Louise Anstead. They have fun together and hang out a lot. The Ansteads' love story has since come to an end, but the details of their relationship remain pretty remarkable. Ant Anstead and Christina Anstead had a lot in common before they started dating, and that has not gone unnoticed by Ant. "Bringing home the new baby was extremely difficult and challenging. According to House Beautiful, the two dated for around nine years before they got hitched, and after about two decades together, the pair decided to go their separate ways. Two years after their fateful meeting, they tied the knot in a quiet civil ceremony and have been happily busy raising their four girls—their daughters together, Isabella, Gia and Stella, and Alexia, Barroso's daughter from her previous marriage. "You can connect the dots. Christina's first husband's new relationship also has a "synergy" thing going on: Tarek El Moussa is dating real estate agent and Selling Sunset star Heather Rae Young (above right). It was love at first sight for O'Brien when he spotted Liza Powel in the audience during a 2000 taping of his show, later telling Piers Morgan, "Somewhere, in the vault at NBC, there's footage of me literally falling for my wife on camera.". Ant Anstead and his ex-wife Louise have two children, Amelie, 15, and Archie, 12. In the summer of 2011, the 30 Rock star first met yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas at Pure Food and Wine, a restaurant in New York City. "She spends the night at his rental house all the time. Before they went out on their first date, Ant Anstead called Christina Anstead over FaceTime. Cage and Kim decided to party ways in 2016 after eleven years of marriage. "I'm messy, I'm real and I'm working on healing. But wait, there's more: Christina and Heather just so happen to have some things in common, too. She tried to give it more of a chance but it became very clear that it wasn't going to work. Before Christina married Ant, she was married to her Flip or Flop co-host, Tarek El Moussa. He continued, "I was thinking, 'Is the coffee machine broken?'" "Everybody has their own path. A source claimed to Life & Style in February 2018 that the couple "would love to get married, and they're discussing it already." This marks the first time Ant has publicly commented on his breakup. Following her honeymoon with Ant Anstead, Christina Anstead had a hunch she might be pregnant, so she took a test. You'd be cool with your spouse working alongside their ex everyday, right? When the unwitting celebrants showed up to the house, there was no bus in sight. While this whole dynamic sounds like a powder keg of awkward, El Moussa and Anstead have somehow kept things more than civil. And then, as People pointed out, when Ant mentioned on Instagram that he and Christina were "Celebrating something special tonight" on Dec. 15, 2018, some fans wondered if a proposal was the cause for celebration. "For those of you who don't know me (or think you know me) let me reintroduce myself," she began her lengthy message on Saturday morning . For the folks at home keeping a meticulous timeline: Ant's Twitter announcement about his July 2017 separation was posted on Oct. 13, 2017, and, according to their annual FaceTime call anniversary posts, his first chat with Christina happened on Oct. 29, 2017. On Aug. 30, 2019, Christina shared on Instagram that her "scheduled c-section" was set to happen in a week. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. Following the premiere of their first post-divorce season, she told the site, "At the end of the day, we knew that we were still together and going home together ... but we're going to battle for our own choices now more than we used to.". In the aforementioned People interview, Christina talked about the rush that came with putting together a surprise ceremony. We all know about Ant Anstead and Christina on The Coast star Christina Anstead's whirlwind romance, including their sweet love story and surprise backyard wedding in Newport Beach, California. Connect with friends faster than ever with the new Facebook app. Instead, they told the invitees that they would meet at the house to board "a charter bus" bound for the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade together. Ant Anstead Just Clapped Back At a Sassy Fan, Ant's Happy Birthday Post to Christina is So Cute, Christina Anstead's Baby Bump Is Stinkin' Adorable, Source Says Christina Anstead Is Done With Ant, Christina Anstead Used Coffee to Reveal Pregnancy. So yes, I was surprised. ", It looks like time can heal even the messiest of public splits. You answered my phone call! Ant Anstead is popular with people who follow reality TV, and he came to even more prominence when he got married to the HGTV star Christina Anstead from 'Christina on the Coast' and before Flip or Flop. Hairstylist Jillian Fink didn't actually think the Can't Buy Me Love star was coming into her salon when she saw his name listed in among her appointments in 1994. When talking about the pregnancy in a July 2019 interview with Entertainment Tonight, she said, "I was just like, 'OK, this makes five — here we go!'" '", The feeling sure seemed to be mutual. He said 'well if you are saying it then you probably are. In the caption, Christina wrote, "[Ant] and I are so excited to announce #babyanstead coming this September!! We're kidding, the call was a success, and the in-person date was a go. She continued, "We had to tell him this is a huge secret. Apparently, it was not: A rep for Christina told E! Oh, and may we not forget that there's the whole thing where they look strikingly similar. On Oct. 29, 2018, Christina reminisced about this fateful FaceTime on Instagram. That same day, Ant also took to Instagram to wax nostalgic about the video chat that started it all. "I appreciate the support and I hope my story inspires you to not be so hard on yourself for the decisions / choices you've made. ", Strange things about Christina Anstead's marriage, Alexander Tamargo, Noel Vasquez/Getty Images, Christina Anstead and automotive TV show host Ant Anstead, The Ansteads' love story has since come to an end, Christina Anstead and Ant Anstead tied the knot.