Now, Maynard is married and pregnant with her second child.
And even though Emily Maynard is done with franchise, she still watches the show on Mondays as others are hoping to find love.
In the finale, Brad got on bended knee with a ,000 ring — the most expensive ring in recent Bachelor history — and Em said yes.
that Johnson proposed to her on January 4, presenting rings to both Maynard and her 8-year-old daughter. " (Ricki is Maynard's daughter with her first fiance, the late NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick.
Emily and her daughter still live in the Morgantown, North Carolina, house she shared with late fiancé Ricky Hendrick.
When she’s not winning hearts and roses on television, Emily is an event coordinator at the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Emily tragically lost her first fiancé, professional NASCAR racer Ricky Hendrick, in a plane crash on October 24, 2004.
Tyler arranged a romantic proposal for Emily – who was also briefly engaged to The Bachelor’s Brad Womack and The Bachelorette’s Jef Holm – and decorated her house in Charlotte with flowers and candles, according to E!
Obviously it wasn’t to meet my husband – shockingly enough – but I felt like maybe God gave me the platform so that I could help grow his kingdom.” Her message in the book? I wanted them to know that that’s something that happens to everybody.” Before we go any further, a little background for the uninitiated.
“The Bachelor” is a popular reality dating show on which several women compete for the affections of some gorgeous hunk, and “The Bachelorette” a popular spinoff where the gender roles are reversed.
She knows this is exactly what a lot of people will be thinking when they see her photo, when they read this story, and certainly when they learn she’s written a book (titled “I Said Yes” and released Tuesday) that’s based largely on her experiences as the star of ABC’s “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” But the South Park stay-at-home mom – who finally found a husband when the cameras weren’t looking, whose life finally had returned to something resembling normal here in Charlotte – says she didn’t step back into the spotlight this winter for fame. “I really did not want to put myself out there again,” Maynard said, her face glowing in the afternoon light that streamed through the large windows at Forest Hill Church off Park Road.
“But I just prayed about it, and I felt like this was God seeing something good out of ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette.’ I always knew that there was a reason I did it. And I wanted whoever was reading it to see themselves in me, whether it was thinking that the wrong guy was the one you’re going to marry and throwing yourself into that relationship, or just making everyday mistakes.