The host of the popular show “Celebrity IOU: Joyride” shared photos of him and Zellweger sharing a nighttime kiss on his Instagram, and it quickly garnered attention from their fans.
Anstead was also recently in the news for his divorce from his ex-wife, Christina Haack, whom he was married to for almost two years. So, for many of his fans, his obvious happiness with Zellweger is a much-needed change from the saddening events the TV host has experienced lately.
Anstead and Zellweger have been dating since she made an appearance on “Celebrity IOU: Joyride,” and their relationship has drawn a lot of attention for the cute and romantic moments they have shared in public and with their fans. So for those who haven’t seen the romantic photos, here is a recap and a little history about their romance.
Anstead Is Not Hiding His Affection For Zellweger
Anstead was known for being very private about his personal life, but it seems that with Zellweger, all that changed. Since the two began their romance, they have spent a lot of time together, and Anstead has not held back from showing off his beau to the world.
They were recently spotted together in New Orleans, where Zellweger has been filming the upcoming movie, “The Thing About Pam.” Anstead himself told Entertainment Tonight that he traveled to New Orleans regularly to spend time with her and was set to go back that same weekend. And with so much time together, the couple has their fair share of romantic moments.
Anstead shared one of these moments in a recent post on Instagram. The photo showed the two of them sharing a kiss. He captioned the cute photo with, “WOW there is something very special about New Orleans! The late night wandering, the mind blowing history this nerd loves, the architecture, the blend of cultures, the food, the people, the smells and noises! All made better by magical company to share it with…”
The press has also spotted Anstead and Zellweger making trips to the grocery stores, relaxing on beach outings, holding hands, sharing kisses, and always looking very happy together.
How Did Their Relationship Start?
Anstead first met Zellweger when she worked with him on the “Celebrity IOU: Joyride” set and featured in an episode in June 2021.
Shortly after that initial spark, they began to spend time together and soon started dating. They went on their first public appearance as a couple sometime in August and became official on Instagram shortly after.
In an interview with Jeremy Parsons, the host of the TV show “People,” Anstead said, “I mean, there’s no hiding it,” everyone knows that Renée and I are dating.” He also expressed that he was grateful for the show as it brought him and Zellweger together. He said, “Sometimes when things collide, they collide at the most obscure times when you least expect them. And that’s what happened in this case.”
Fans Reactions To The Cute Photo
Anstead and Zellweger both have sweet fan bases that have cheered them on and always shown support, and they came through in the comment section of the recent romantic Instagram photo. Their fans flooded the comments with good wishes for the couple. Here are some of the sweet things they said about the picture;
“I love that you have found love and happiness.”
“I am so glad Bridget Jones finally found her person,” this was a joke that referenced one of Zellweger’s movie roles.
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“I’m looking forward to seeing more of you two together. You deserve every happiness.”
“Thank you for giving your fans a picture to show us your love. It means so much to know you’re both so happy! Perfect match.”
It’s obvious that their fans are well invested and supportive of their bond and happiness, as they expressed hope that their love will continue to grow.
This Is His First Public Romance Since His Divorce
Anstead used to be married to real estate entrepreneur Christina Haack. The former couple was together for almost two years and announced their separation about nine months ago.
They have been private about why they chose to go their separate ways and only made public the news that they have shared custody of their one-year-old son, Hudson.
The divorce was devastating news for many fans of Anstead and Haack, and the former couple was hit hard too. Anstead shared how he handled the loss of their marriage through several posts on his Instagram.
In reply to a comment made by a fan, he revealed that he was attending an all men’s prayer group, which really helped him.
Many of his fans have expressed their relief and joy that the TV host seems to be doing much better and looks happy with Zellweger.