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Karen fears big day by Etna will erupt

TV3'S Karen Koster is praying that her wedding day doesn't turn into a blow out.

The 33-year-old presenter is getting married in the Italian hills opposite the infamous volcano, Mount Etna.

But her nerves have increased after reports that the volcano has started to stir.

"The hotel looks over Mount Etna," she told the Herald. "I'm a bit worried because the volcano has started bubbling again.

"There have even been a few eruptions so hopefully we'll have no natural disasters on our hands."


It isn't the first time brimstone and ash have overshadowed a Koster wedding. "A similar thing happened when it was my brother's wedding," Karen said.

"That lava cloud erupted when his wedding was taking place. People couldn't fly so there seems to be a natural disaster waiting for me as well," she joked.

Karen got engaged to fiance and entrepreneur John McGuire last July in the Italian countryside.

And the two are heading back to the country to tie the knot.

"I haven't seen the hotel we're getting married in yet.

"I've seen some pictures online and hopefully it will live up to those," Karen said.

"I'm heading over in a few weeks with John and I think once I've seen the venue, I'll be able to enjoy the build up to it more."