He’s in the throes of a full PDA relationship with Renee Zellweger after meeting her on her upcoming Discovery + show, Celebrity IOU: Joyride.
Now a trailer for the show where Ant Anstead met his current girlfriend, 52, has been released.
In the preview, Ant, 42, can be seen referring to himself and co-host Cristy Lee as “people in the car” during a conversation with Renee, before begging her to ‘stop the convertible she was driving.
Sparks fly! A trailer for Celebrity IOU: Joyride, the show where Ant Anstead met his current girlfriend Renee Zellweger, has been released
Celebrity IOU Joyride is a new series that sees Ant helping celebrities give their loved ones a one-of-a-kind car makeover, and features stars like Mary J. Blige, Octavia Spencer and Danny Trejo.
Renee was helping brothers Jerome and Jerald, who helped her publicist Nanci Ryder in the midst of her battle with ALS, according to People.
“We’re car people,” Ant told Renee, referring to himself and his co-host Cristy Lee. “And there is no better gift than to give someone else who also loves cars. “
Despite being in the presence of automotive experts, there were a few bumps in the road for Renee.
“We’re car people”: Ant explains to Renee, referring to himself and co-host Cristy Lee
Red light! Ant and Cristy tell Renee to stop the car as she drives off
Oh no! Anstead waved his hands in the air in an attempt to make her stop
One scene shows the actress speeding up in an old convertible as Ant and Cristy beg her to stop.
‘Stop stop stop!’ The ant screams. ‘What is happening!?’
The scary moment aside, that didn’t stop Renee and Ant from really getting along in real life.
TMZ claimed last month that romantic sparks began to shoot between the two when Renée returned to the set after filming their episode to “drop work boots” for Ant.
As evidenced by their numerous dating dates in recent weeks, a friend of the actress said Renee was “head over heels” and “never been happier” in a relationship.
More Than Just Friends: TMZ recently claimed romantic sparks started to fly between the two when Renée returned to set after filming their episode to “Drop Work Boots” for Ant.
Let’s put this show on the road! Renee expressed her excitement as she sat in the driver’s seat
star! Other celebrities appearing on the show are Octavia Spencer, which sees celebrities gift a loved one a personalized car
‘Renee is head over heels in love. She thinks it’s the real deal. She has never been happier. They make a great couple, ”said the insider.
In a 2019 interview with Vulture – shortly after her split from boyfriend Doyle Bramhall – she spoke of the pressure as a woman to be in a relationship.
“If someone doesn’t cherish you, if a man doesn’t find you and cherish you, then your worth is kind of in question. It’s just the reality of being a woman, ”she said at the time.
Grant! Danny Trejo was one of the celebrities thanking a loved one with a new vehicle
Look who’s here! Mary J. Blige also made an appearance on the show.
She had previously been married to Kenny Chesney in 2005 and had also been linked to Jim Carrey, Jack White of White Stripes and Bradley Cooper.
When she and Anstead met a source, they told PEOPLE they clicked. “Sometimes two people meet and click, and the timing is right,” the source said.
“Renée is creative… and often caters to guys who think outside the box… Both are private and don’t like public scrutiny, so they have that in common. He’s a creative guy with a lot of interests.
And it looks like she might have found her person with Anstead, as an insider told Us Weekly that Ant is also “super happy” in the relationship.
“You can tell he’s in a good position in his life – he’s super happy. He looks like he’s on fire. He’s where he wants to be and makes a difference, ”the source said of his personal and professional life.
The couple bonded shortly after their divorce from Flip Or Flop host Christina Haack was finalized in June after announcing the separation last September.
Celebrity IOU: Joyride will premiere on Discovery + on August 23.
Love is in the air! Ant has been in the throes of a PDA-filled relationship with Renee lately.
Perfect fit: When she and Anstead met a source, they told PEOPLE they clicked. “Sometimes two people meet and click, and the time is right,” the source said.