host Jeff Probst and Vanuatu contestant Julie Berry are no longer together. But it was a good love affair,” Jeff told the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Three years ago, after their relationship became public, he called her “the love of my life.” Also in the interview, Jeff reveals that during , Richard Hatch, who was the first player eliminated from his tribe, smuggled matches in his ass. He says that during that season, “a guy put matches in a little container up his bum.We were watching Richard who is our most infamous survivor of all time. We decided to make it really hard and not give him flint for six days.“Nobody is more surprised than me that I could find my love affair on a show that I host,” Probst tells PEOPLE, “but the truth is when something like this gets dropped in your lap, you don’t look at how it’s wrapped, you don’t look at how it’s being delivered.You just put your arms around it and you hold on because this is my love affair and there’s no question in my mind about it.” Rumors of a relationship started among viewers who noticed Berry sporting a dabbed-on heart tattoo with “Jeff” scrawled on it during one episode.Show Updates People News Spoiler News Entertainment News Reality TVDB POP Hollywood Reality TV News Wire Features & Interviews Sexy Social Pics of the Day Things to Know Profiles Message Boards Shows Listing , he said a good old-fashioned stateside road trip is his favorite form of vacation."I get in my car, put a bunch of snacks in the back, a couple of pillows, fold down the back seat and sleep," he told , adding he usually travels with a girlfriend.So who knew the biggest adventure for Probst would be embracing a new love?Probst, 43, and ‘s fifth finalist, Julie Berry, who turned 24 Wednesday, are a couple.
such as hacking out of the Vanuatu brush, skydiving over the California desert and zooming into this season’s finale on a big hog (motorcycle, that is).Richard was like, ‘I am not really worried.’ Our producers said, ‘It’s weird.’ Suddenly his group had fire.I don’t remember who it was but somebody tracked it down and found this little vial."Survivor" host Jeff Probst has married model Lisa Ann Russell, People magazine confirmed Thursday.The couple tied the knot Monday before a small group of family and friends at a private home in Los Angeles.However, Probst came forward quickly after the Vanuatu's Season finale and told the world the truth."Nobody is more surprised than me that I could find my love affair on a show that I host," Probst told People magazine."But the truth is when something like this gets dropped in your lap, you don't look at how it's wrapped, you don't look at how it's being delivered.So we now strip search everyone.” Meanwhile, Probst made a brief, uncredited appearance on last night.Tom Bergeron seemed to have lost his voice or perhaps was even choking, and he looked off-camera and said, “Would you do this one?So far, Probst says that the romance is going well and calls her the "love of my life."Probst once told People magazine "I'm in love. I'm with her family, and there ain't no turning back."Rumors that the couple were dating started in the Fall of 2004, and it was after the broadcast of Survivor Vanuatu that the rumor mill started to pick up.Evidence that something might be going on was attributed to shameless flirting on the show and an episode where Julie was wearing a hand-painted tattoo of a heart with the word "Jeff" written in it.