Start filling out your applications, boys! Emily Maynard, a fan favorite from Brad Womack’s season of “The Bachelor,” will be the next “Bachelorette,” ABC officially announced today on “Good Morning America.”
“I think she’s America’s sweetheart and I think it will be a home run,” host Chris Harrison said on “GMA.”
Maynard, a single mom from Charlotte, N.C. who ended her tumultuous relationship with Womack, 38, last summer, has signed on to star in the eighth installment of the hit reality show, which will premiere this spring. She will be the first single mom to star in the series.
“Emily feels incredibly grateful to have found her first love when she was very young, and despite not having dated a lot, knows what it’s like to be truly in love,” ABC said in a press release today. “In the past seven years, she has been looking for someone with the same spark she has for life, and she believes that she will find her soul mate on ‘The Bachelorette.’” Continue Reading…