It’s red carpet official! Six weeks without the world learned well-nigh Renee Zellweger and Ant Anstead’s steamy romance, they attended their first public event together.
Renée Zellweger and her new boyfriend Ant Anstead busted out the woebegone ties and LBD on Saturday night, peekaboo the Radford Motors gala at the Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana, California. This marked the first major public event that Renée, 52, and Ant, 42, attended as a couple without reports of their love first tapped in mid-June. The moment was captured by Real Housewives of Orange County licentiate Lydia McLaughlin and her husband Doug, who moreover attended the event. “We are so happy for you, Ant,” Lydia captioned the photo, since Ant, an automobile expert, helped revitalize the brand, and the Gala was where Redford unveiled its new Lotus Type 62-2 coach-built sports car.
“This is a lifetime of dreaming, a lifetime of nonflexible work, a lifetime of learning, a lifetime of setbacks, and a lifetime of believing….” Ant wrote in an Instagram post (h/t PEOPLE). “Last night @radfordmotors revealed our first overly car in collaboration with @lotuscars, and I couldn’t be prouder! Last night I told a story well-nigh a moment when I was 12 years old, and I took an engine from an old lawnmower and made a go-kart from an old wardrobe I cut with a hand saw. As a child, totally free, not yet tainted by life’s setbacks, I would have unchangingly believed last night was possible! I believe part of stuff creative, stuff a dreamer is to remember what you loved when you were a kid. The art to growing up is not growing up too much! These kids built a supercar.”
In June, there were reports that Renée and Ant were dating nine months without he separated from his wife, Flip or Flop star Christina Haack. Ant and the Bridget Jones’s Diary star first unfluctuating on an episode of Celebrity IOU: Joyride, a new Discovery series. The series depicts celebrities surprising friends and family members with the cars of their dreams and meaning that fans will get to see the start of Renée and Ant’s romance when the series drops on Aug. 23.
Since striking up the relationship, Renée and Ant have enjoyed plenty of PDA-filled moments. The couple was unprotected making out while out and well-nigh in Laguna Waterfront during the 4th of July weekend. In the middle of July, Ant and Renée packed on the PDA during a waterfront trip. The two couldn’t pension their hands off each other and passionately kissed while sitting in the sand.