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MAFS Tracey Jewel's love affair with New Zealand

Could a Kiwi wedding be on the cards?

By Sebastian van der Zwan

She's already talking about tying the knot again after reuniting with an ex-boyfriend, but Married at First Sight Australia star Tracey Jewel has a secret love she's never revealed – New Zealand!

Speaking exclusively to Woman's Day while in the country to launch her latest self-help book, the controversial reality TV babe, 35, confesses to an unlikely obsession with Lord of the Rings that has seen her visit Aotearoa on three separate occasions.

Tracey dishes that she walked down the aisle to a Rings theme song and wore a LOTR ring when she married her first husband. She even gave her eight-year-old daughter Grace a Rings-centric middle name!

Tracey visits Wellington's Weta Workshop this week.
Tracey visits Wellington's Weta Workshop this week.

On one trip to NZ, the rugby fan also recalls watching an All Blacks in an Auckland bar while dressed head to toe in Wallabies supporters gear. She tells Woman's Day, "I thought I was going to die that night. Thank God we lost, as always!"

Elsewhere in the candid interview, Tracey gushes about her plans to wed her "amazing" new man Patrick Kedemos, reveals how she really feels about her MAFS husband Dean Wells, aka "Dean the Douche", and confesses that her five-month relationship with co-star Sean Thomsen was just "a rebound thing".

For the full interview and our stunning photo shoot, see the latest issue of Woman's Day.

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