The eighth season of The Bachelorette, an ABC reality television series, premiered on May 14, 2012, featuring Emily Maynard dating 25 men. Maynard was chosen by Brad Womack in the fifteenth season of The Bachelor, but they split after the show. Maynard is the second former Bachelor winner to star in The Bachelorette and she is one of the three Bachelor winners chosen in the lead of the series. Jen Schefft of season three was the first. The season concluded on July 22, 2012 in which Jef Holm was named the winner and became Maynard's fiancé. They abruptly ended their relationship in October 2012. This is the first season of The Bachelorette filmed in Maynard's hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, where she and her daughter Ricki Hendrick live. Rather than Los Angeles, marking this as the first time a show in The Bachelor franchise has taken place in the Southern United States and also the second time one has been filmed on the East Coast since New York City in season three.
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About Emily Maynard
She began volunteer work with the Hendrick Marrow program and Levine Children's Hospital.
She runs a fashion, beauty and lifestyle self-titled blog.
She and her husband Tyler Johnson welcomed a child on July 15, 2015. She has a child from a previous engagement with late NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick, who tragically passed in a plane crash. She gave birth to her fourth child in November 2017.
Her ex-fiance Brad Womack has twice appeared on The Bachelor.