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Brooke Burke recently shared how her vision for her upcoming wedding is centered around friendship, family, and faith. The 52-year-old TV personality and fitness guru who hosts LIVE! Zoom workout classes on her website has been balancing parenting, work commitments, and preparing to tie the knot with her fiance, Scott Rigsby. During an interview with Fox News Digital, Burke opened up about planning her special day. She said, “I want to make a commitment before friends and family and God, and I just want it to be really spiritual and earthy.”

Burke said that her wedding vision board is based on a palette of “earth tones” inspired by “Mother Nature.” She explained that she is designing the ceremony and reception to be inclusive and “experiential.” Burke said, “Meaning, I don’t want to be at a long table sitting in the middle, not able to engage and interact with my guests. I want to be in multiple round tables. I want to dance. I want to have fun. I might even be barefoot,” she added with a laugh. In 2019, Burke and Rigsby went public with their romance and announced their engagement in September 2021. Burke told Fox News Digital that the couple’s goal was to marry this summer, but they have found it difficult to prioritize wedding planning amid a busy few months for their blended family.

The Brooke Burke Fitness founder shares daughters Neriah, 24, and Sierra, 21, with her ex-husband, Garth Fisher, to whom she was married from 2001 to 2005. The entrepreneur is also mother to daughter Heaven, 17, and son Shaya, 16, who she shares with ex-husband David Charvet. Burke and the 51-year-old “Baywatch” star tied the knot in 2011, but the couple split in 2018 and finalized their divorce in 2020. Rigsby is the father of daughter Lila, 16, and son Levi, 12, who he shares with his ex-wife, Heather LaCombe.


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Burke explained that she and Rigsby have stayed busy with many events “happening in the household.” She said, “I will be honest and say that this year came and went so fast. Between college graduation, we have our children turning 16, [getting their] driver’s license. Shaya had another football injury, and he was healing from surgery. No excuses, though,” Burke continued. “We wanted to get married this summer, and 2024 is quickly approaching the end. So, we’re pivoting to next year, and now we have a greater understanding of how we want to do it. And we’ve almost locked in a location.” She added with a laugh, “And it’s just like, we’re Mommy and Daddy. We’re parenting so hard right now that it’s hard for us to get a turn. I’m waiting for my turn.”

In addition, Burke told Fox News Digital that she and Rigsby have “poured a lot of energy” into building their new home in Carefree, Arizona, which is a suburb of both Phoenix and Scottsdale. Burke has also hosted a series of wellness retreats in Carefree after partnering with the travel management and experiential wellness company Yogando Retreats in January 2023. The former “Wild On!” host said that they chose to build a house in Arizona so that they could be closer to her mother, Donna, and Rigsby’s family, who are residents of the state.

The pair also enlisted the help of Rigsby’s family when building their Arizona home. Rigsby’s father is an architect who designed the house, while his brother, a builder, spearheaded its construction.

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