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Lisa Curry’s happily ever after

The veteran swimming champ ties the knot.

It was the moment she’d been dreaming of – after nearly a decade of waiting, Lisa Curry is gliding down the aisle and into the arms of the love of her life and Elvis impersonator, Mark Tabone.

The former Olympic swimmer took to Instagram ahead of the big day to share several pictures of the festivities in the lead up to the wedding.

In one picture Lisa could be seen posing with three friends in ‘Team Bride’ sunglasses, while in another she smiled for the camera while donning pink pyjamas.

Describing the occasion as a ‘raging hens night’, she wrote in the caption: ‘A few more sleeps and I’ll be a “Mrs”.

‘Thanks to my gorgeous friends who endlessly help me out doing all the last-minute runaround things. I couldn’t have done it without you.’

The star also shared several pictures of her pre-wedding beauty regime, including a relaxing facial and her hair extensions trial.

While rumours of a wedding have been circulating for months, the I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! star had until recently insisted that she wasn’t ready to walk down the aisle, stating that she and former ironman Grant Kenny – who Lisa has three children with – had yet to finalise their divorce, despite splitting some nine years ago in 2009.

‘Grant has just been busy, it’s been nearly nine years, I’ve been trying to get it done for a while,’ the sports champ previously told News Corp.

However, following her elimination from the I’m A Celeb jungle last year, Mark, 50, informed his fiancee that Grant had finally signed the divorce papers.

‘Mark and I can actually go and start looking at a date because we weren’t looking at anything until it [the divorce] happened,’ she said upon hearing the news, before joking: ‘It better be soon while I’m skinny.’

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It certainly marks a turnaround for Lisa, who remains good friends with ex-husband Grant.

And it seems life really couldn’t get much better for her at the moment.

The sports star is a doting mum to her three children, Jaimi, Jett and Morgan – not to mention adoring her new role as a grandma!

Lisa has been unable to resist updating fans with cute snaps after youngest daughter, Morgan, gave birth to her son Flynn back in March.

‘I’m a Granma!!!!! Welcome to the world little Flynn. Words cannot describe how happy I am for my bubba,’ Lisa shared with her Instagram fans.

In another update, Lisa wrote: ‘Doesn’t matter how busy or how tired I am… holding my grandson is the most beautiful feeling in the world.’

Now becoming Mrs Tabone, following Mark’s romantic proposal in Malta back in 2016, Lisa’s dream of a happily ever after has finally come true. And we couldn’t be any happier for her if we tried!

For the full story see this weeks issue of New Idea – out now!

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