Sunday 14 August 2022 12:58 AM Fleur East reveals bizarre anniversary ritual with husband as she ... trends now

Sunday 14 August 2022 12:58 AM Fleur East reveals bizarre anniversary ritual with husband as she ... trends now
Sunday 14 August 2022 12:58 AM Fleur East reveals bizarre wedding anniversary ritual with husband as she ... trends now

Sunday 14 August 2022 12:58 AM Fleur East reveals bizarre wedding anniversary ritual with husband as she ... trends now

Fleur East has revealed the bizarre wedding anniversary ritual she went through with her husband Marcel Badiane-Robin.

The former X Factor star, 34, who is preparing to take part in the upcoming Strictly Come Dancing series, told how she strengthened her marriage to the French fashion designer, with the ancient ritual leaving her feeling 'reborn'. 

Fleur and Marcel flew to Mexico to mark their third anniversary in June, with the singer noting the custom was a 'wholly spiritual experience.' 

Wedded bliss: Fleur East has revealed the bizarre wedding anniversary ritual she went through with her husband

Wedded bliss: Fleur East has revealed the bizarre wedding anniversary ritual she went through with her husband 

In an interview with The Mirror, she explained: 'We went to Tabasco where a Hispanic ritual is performed. You go through portals in what looks like a clay igloo. It’s a wholly spiritual experience. We both felt really light and we felt new again.

She added: 'It’s like you’re reborn. So you kind of let go of, you know, any grudges, you’re holding… any negativity, any preconceived ideas that kind of hold you back.'

With Fleur remarking that her marriage is stronger than ever, it puts her in good stead to be protected from the dreaded Strictly curse. 

Candid: Fleur, 34, who is preparing to take part in the upcoming Strictly Come Dancing series, told how she strengthened her marriage to the French fashion designer, with the ancient ritual leaving her feeling 'reborn'

Candid: Fleur, 34, who is preparing to take part in the upcoming Strictly Come Dancing series, told how she strengthened her marriage to the French fashion designer, with the ancient ritual leaving her feeling 'reborn'

The long-running show has developed an undesirable reputation for unravelling previously stable relationships, with more than a dozen celebrity contestants embarking on new romances with their respective dance partners during its 18 year history. 

Meanwhile, during the interview, Fleur told how the ritual had helped her with the devastating loss of her father Malcom, who died of a heart attack in 2020.

She said: 'Losing my father,

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