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Season 8 premiere: Emily Maynard begins her quest for love in her hometown, Charlotte, where her 25 suitors are predictably charmed by Emily. And Emily is charmed by a letter written by one man's 11-year-old son. But not all contestants charm each other (most notably, the guy who arrives by helicopter) and, not surprisingly, the opening cocktail party has its share of contention. At the rose ceremony later, Emily pares the field to 19.
A new season of The Bachelorette is underway and this time it is Emily Maynard, a single mother who has been on The Bachelor before. She is 26-years-old and she wants to be a family and wife. She says that she gets lonely. She talks about her time on The Bachelor with Brad Womack and how he showed her a lot of things. However, that engagement ended. She is back and this time she is The Bachelorette. She says that she hopes that she falls in love again and will be able to move on. She is going to meet 25 eligible bachelors. Chris Harrison comes out and says that this season is going to be different because Emily has a six-year-old named Ricki. ..Read the full recap