A High Court judge was seriously unimpressed when Ant failed to attend a divorce settlement hearing.
The pair shared the news of their break-up in January, after 11 years of marriage.
She will be heading Down Under to keep Dec company.
The upcoming 18th series will be the first not presented by Ant.
The news comes as Ant announced he would be not be returning to TV this year.
He's thanked fans for their on-going support.
He's also taking a break from 'Saturday Night Takeaway' until 2020.
"He’s not the only person these things happen to. It’s a wake-up call. It’s as simple as that.”
Ant is currently taking time out of the spotlight following his conviction for drink-driving.
The two were snapped together at a London hotel garden.