Suzuki have confirmed that they have dropped it’s TV ad campaign what features Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly!
It’s been rumored that the pair got a whopping £20 million to feature on the add but that has all gone down the pan now that Ant was arrested and charged with drink driving.
A rep for the company has said to the Mail Online:
“Suzuki are withdrawing their advertising campaign with Ant & Dec. No further material featuring the duo will be aired and Suzuki’s endorsement deal with the pair has come to an end,”
“We agree with ITV and Ant & Dec that it was the correct decision not to broadcast Saturday Night Takeaway this weekend,” it continued.
“As a car brand we recognise the seriousness of Ant’s charge. We completely support Ant’s decision to seek treatment.
“Suzuki will however continue to sponsor the last two episodes of this series of Saturday Night Takeaway with our current idents.
“Suzuki very much supports Dec and ITV’s decision to broadcast the shows and as headline sponsors we also want to support the competition winners who have won places on the Plane to Florida for the series finale.”
The deal was for two years and has been said to have been one of the biggest British non-sports TV deals.