Jeff Probst is dating Vanuatu’s Julie.

Jeff Probst is dating Vanuatu’s Julie.
Survivor Vanuatu fifth-place finisher Julie Berry and Survivor Vanuatu host Jeff Probst are officially dating, according to People magazine. The relationship began with an e.mail message from Jeff which said, in part, “Hey, do you want a real reward challenge?” Well, not really. Actually, The AP says “Probst says they started dating after he e-mailed her to say hello once the show was over. He says he’s already met her family.” To try to make this even more controversial, the AP reports their ages: “Probst is 43, Berry just turned 24.”
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Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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