Ant McPartlin's wife is home in the UK so he had to celebrate without her in Australia

No, not like that!

Ant McPartlin turned 38 on 18 November, but instead of Ant marking the occasion with his wife Lisa Armstrong, he had to celebrate with pal Declan Donnelly and his new girlfriend Ali Astall.

Lisa, 37, hasn’t joined him in Oz for I’m A Celeb because she’s head of make-up on Strictly and has to stay in the UK.

So Ant, Dec and Ali (who heads down under with Dec every year as his manager) had a party for three.

The celebrations weren’t too crazy as the boys had to be tucked up in bed by 6pm for their 2am alarm call.

Ant opted for a quiet beachside beer with Dec and Ali at a nearby chic bar,’ says a pal.

They later visited a local pizzeria for an early dinner.

Ali, 34, has reportedly been by Dec‘s side throughout filming, although our source tells us: They aren’t a touchy- feely couple.’

Dec, 38 started dating Ali in the summer, saying: I’m attached. And very happy.’

Read more about I’m A Celebrity in this week’s Now magazine dated 2 December 2013 – download the digital edition now

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