Even though Ant Anstead is no longer married to Tarek El Moussa’s ex-wife, Christina Haack, the two men still have a close relationship. People reports that Ant “he still considers El Moussa and [his fiancee Heather Rae] Young like family, because of their connection through kids.” Although the TV host is no longer connected to Christina officially, he told the publication that he still thought of Tarek and Christina’s two children “as his stepchildren,” People reported.
Ant also explained to People that he’s a “big supporter of modern-day parenting” and “of modern families.” He stated he thought it was necessary to have a healthy relationship with his “blended family” and mentioned that he considered Tarek and Heather part of that family.
Tarek and Ant seem to enjoy friendly camaraderie. The two often comment on each other’s social media posts, per People, and they even support each other at in-person events. Tarek and Heather attended a gala that Ant was involved in, something he seemed happy about. He also indicated that he would extend the same courtesy to them. “To treat them in any other way would be dishonorable,” he said to People. “I’m really proud of how we all kind of manage that modern blend.”