Ant McPartlin has revealed that he and his wife have been struggling to have a child.

The presenter, 37, who married make-up artist Lisa Armstrong, 36, in 2006, said that there was no truth to the suggestion that the couple were waiting for his co-presenter Declan Donnelly to settle down before they started a family.

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Ant and wife Lisa Armstrong

He told the Radio Times: "There's a rumour that we do everything together and I'm holding off having kids till Dec finds himself Mrs Right.

"I love that idea, but I'm afraid it's not true. Lisa and I would love to have kids. We're trying. It's tougher than you think when you get a bit older."

Ant and Dec, who live on the same London street, agreed to be interviewed separately by the magazine about their relationship.

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Ant with his partner in crime, Dec

Dec, 37, shed tears as he talked about the pair's "bromance", saying: "I'm getting a bit emotional talking about it. I am more emotional than Ant. I appreciate our relationship even more since I lost my dad."

He also spoke about his own love life, telling the magazine: "People often ask why I haven't settled down yet. Perhaps I'm incredibly fussy.

"The last long-term relationship was a couple of years back with [Sky Sports presenter] Georgie Thompson. But that's not the last relationship I had. You just don't hear about them, thankfully."

The 'Britain's Got Talent' and 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!' duo revealed that they want to try to crack the US again and that they have started pondering their future.

"We love 'I'm a Celebrity', 'Britain's Got Talent', 'Saturday Night Takeaway', but they're all live shows," Ant said. "The difference between doing a live show and a sitcom is that a sitcom can live on... So we're developing a silent comedy idea at the moment."

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