Posted: 18:33 GMT, Dec. December 2020 | Updated: 18:40 GMT, 22 December 2020

Ant Anstead cannot start his planned trip to the UK Spending Christmas with his 17 year old daughter Amelie and his 14 year old son Archie

The 41-year-old Wheelers Dealers star, who was in the US to spend Thanksgiving with estranged wife Christina Anstead and their one-year-old son Hudson, can’t fly back to the US because of England’s ‘Tier 4’ restrictions, which went into effect on Sunday, prohibiting travel to the country

‘Devastated’: Ant Anstead cannot start his planned trip to the UK Spending Christmas with his 17 year old daughter Amelie and 14 year old son Archie

And Ant took note of the comments on his own Instagram post to articulate his feelings on the matter

Concern about a rapidly spreading variant of the novel coronavirus has forced the U. into a state of restrictive lockdown, and Amelia and Archie cannot enter the S.

‘Brutal’: Anstead, 41, cannot fly back to the UK because of England’s ‘Tier 4’ restrictions, which went into effect on Sunday, prohibiting travel to the country

Family time: Anstead, who recently separated from his wife Christina after less than two years of marriage, had visited their young son, one Hudson, in the United States

‘Unfortunately Amelie and Archie do not have residential status, so they are not allowed to enter the U, ‘Ant told people last week how coronavirus-related travel restrictions physically separated him from his teenagers

He continued, ‘So I booked to go back to the UK for Christmas I will get on a plane and visit Ams, Arch, my people and my brothers’

Despite daily FaceTime sessions with his kids, the father of three found it “incredibly frustrating” not to see his kids in person as they are usually just a flight away

‘My ex Louise and I, we have a great relationship, we are still very, very close friends, I always work with her and then we keep surprising the children,’ he said of life before COVID / p>

Up in the Air: Dad of three currently doesn’t know what his Christmas plans are, according to People’s sources Seen here with Hudson

Better times: Christina and Ant (picture 2019 together) filed for divorce in September after two years of marriage

Months have passed since Ant’s last visit this summer, including celebrating Archie’s birthday and Amelie’s high school graduation

His plans originally meant he couldn’t see the boy he shared with his second wife Christina on Christmas Day, and he had been in the States to spend some time with Hudson before Christmas’

“I’m incredibly happy,” he said at the time, referring to his belief that he would have the opportunity to split his time between his teens during the holiday season

“I’m incredibly happy,” he said before the suspension because he had the opportunity to share his time with all of his little ones during the holiday season

Ant and Christina had been married for less than two years when they were married on Jan. September announced their breakup via an Instagram post

Last month, Christina admitted that just hours after signing the papers and starting legal process to end her marriage to Ant, she had had an “isolating year”

The 37-year-old reality star also quashed rumors she was an absent mom with an Instagram post describing her challenging time

Family first: Christina shares two children with Tarek, Taylor and Brayden and has a one-year-old son with Ant, Hudson

‘This year was incredibly isolating activities like church, travel, dinner, movies, sports canceled, ”she wrote.“ I don’t see my friends smiling faces on set anymore (everyone covered in masks), it all feels like shit So many changes for so many people ‘

Christina has appeared on HGTV’s popular design and renovation show Flip or Flop with ex-husband Tarek El Moussa since 2013

“Despite what you see on Instagram, most people struggle,” she continued. “When I am told you must be an absent mom because you are not with your kids” – wake them up People on

Season nine: Christina has appeared on the popular HGTV design and renovation show Flip or Flop with ex-husband Tarek El Moussa since 2013

‘I barely post any more and I definitely don’t want to post my kids every damn day to turn it into a contest about who is a better parent f that doesn’t mean I’m not with my kids – it does the opposite – I am with them – I am present ‘

Flip or Flop was recently awarded a 10 Season extended This is the fourth season Christina and Tarek have worked together since they split in 2016

“So stop shaming parents, stop choosing sides when there’s no side,” she added, “My point is – if you see anything here, take it all with a grain of salt”

“So stop shaming parents, stop choosing sides when there’s no side,” she added, “My point is – if you see anything here, take it all with a grain of salt ‘

She continued, ‘There are a lot of filters and fake smiles I was guilty of too. We all struggle – some of us are just better at “masking” it’

In September Christina announced that she and Ant had split up on an Instagram post, writing, “We are grateful to each other and, as always, our children will remain our priority. Thank you for your support and ask for privacy ourselves and our family when we navigate the future ‘

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