Emily The Bachelorette.

on June 20, 2012 in Ze Bloggy Goodness with 8 comments by

It is high timed we talked about things of some serious importance.

Example: The Bachelorette

[Dear friends, if you watch this show and are not caught up to this week’s episode, leave now and do not blame me if you scan this post and run headfirst into a spoiler.] [Dear dudes, don’t give up on me. You’ve had some dude posts, more to come. But, I gots to talk to my gals about The Bach.]

So. We all know that I had some strong opinions on the situation we’ll call Ben’s Shameful Season.

But the birds began to sing again and the sun came out from behind the clouds when Emily was announced as the next Bachelorette.

Listen, Emily’s is pure adorable. And so far this season, she has made us all believe that she is in this to find love, that she is going to ask the serious questions, and that she is open to meeting the right guy… making ol’ Ben look like the biggest shmuck that side of the Mississippi. [Because thank heavens he doesn’t live on THIS side.]

So I will happily talk about this season because I don’t feel cheated, lied to, manipulated, or sick to my stomach after her episodes…. as was my normal state after Ben’s Shameful Season.

Thoughts on Emily:

A. I love how much she loves to sparkle. You know I have strong feelings for all things glitter and this week, she outdid herself- the gold “trophy wife” dress and the white number at the rose ceremony? You work it, Emily. You. Work. It.

B. I loved the Scottish theme this week on the group date! Hilarious. Highland games are so fun to watch.

C. That Kaylon guy? Y’ALL. Give me a break. A luxury brand rep? Wasn’t that his title? I think that’s code for working retail at Nordstrom. Though, he did arrive in a helicopter that I am SURE he did not pay for.

D. The single dad with six kids? Whoa. The single dad who cried so much? Yipes. The single dad [Humble Doug] who is still in the mix? I love him.

E. Sean is my current fave; he reminds me so much of Kirk from Ali’s season- y’all remember him? The one who’s parents were taxidermists and he wore a Dave Barnes shirt? I think Sean is sweet and an upright kind of dude- he seems to really like her and she seems to like him.

F. We’ve reached that point in the season where all the guys are pals and I genuinely like them all for their own reasons. Except Chris and Wolf… what are THEY still doing there?

  • Doug: sweet guy, SO shy, but she likes his kindness and his single dad-ness
  • Ari: she loves him, let’s face it. Gave him Ryan’s rose? Classic.
  • Jef: I have some baggage about Jef, so I don’t like him – he reminds me of a former boss. BUT. He’s growing on me each week.
  • Sean: I love. [See E. above]

G. I would legitimately be pleased if she picked any of those four boys.

H. I like that Emily seems to continually be true to herself. Well played, sister. Well played.

I. I can’t believe they got to perform with Miss Piggy.

J. London. I love that place. And Prague next week? I hope they had better luck exiting that country than I did. Oops.

K. I have mixed emotions about Ryan. I think it is fascinating that in the car he was worried about how he would be edited. I wonder about that myself [how he was edited, not how I will be edited]. Much like Emily, I love and don’t love Ryan, at the same time. [Em and I? We have complicated emotions.]

Those are my thoughts as of today… we’ll save L-Z for another time.

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What are YOUR thoughts? Are you enjoying Emily as The Bachelorette? Who do you think she picks? And remember… I don’t read spoiler websites, so don’t tell me anything that you KNOW, just tell me what you THINK.


  1. April Kirby
    posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:45 AM  |  reply

    Though I could probably handle L-Z for ya’ll, I’ll compose myself and just saw a few things : ) 1. I’m not ashamed to say that I may or may not have a huge crush on Sean! I mean who doesn’t love a genuine sweethearted man who can snap a stinkin’ tree right in half! *swoon* 2. I vowed to one of my extreme-bach-watching best friends that if Emiy didn’t get rid of Ryan last night I would have a tantrum. And i hate all things tantrum so this was a big statement! I am super thankful that the world won’t have to witness that. Ryan is every bad boyfriend rolled into one, yeeepss. 3. Emily is adorable and her confidence and love for her daughter is to be admired! Any of these men left minus Two (Chris and John I think) would make Emily a perfect husband!

  2. Face
    posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:49 AM  |  reply

    I don’t watch the show, but they’re in Charlotte now, right? Which is where I am. And now they’re headed to Praha?
    I think this woman wants my life.
    Who can blame her? My days are full of excitement.

  3. posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:53 AM  |  reply

    The guy was joking about 6 kids. He doesn’t have any. LOL.

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE Arie. I think she will choose him, Sean, or Jef with one f.

  4. posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:55 AM  |  reply

    I Love this season as well. She seems very real to me. My favorite is Jef. They seem to have the most comfy but also romantic relationship to me so far. He seems like a sweet gentleman. I hope that is who she picks.

    Doug rubs me the wrong way for some reason. I am not sure why I just don’t trust him. ( Maybe he reminds me of someone I know or something:/)

    Love this post about it. It is fun to recap all that happens and hear how people view each guy.

  5. Emily
    posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:27 PM  |  reply

    Love this post! I am LOVING Emily, as well! Sean, Arie, and Jef are my faves. Dying to see how the whole Arie/producer thing goes down.

  6. tiffany
    posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 7:08 PM  |  reply

    i LOVE Arie! i will be very sad if he is portrayed in a negative light next week! and Jef? puhlease. not growing on me at all. i do think that this is my favorite season of ANY of the Bachelor/Bachelorette seasons!

  7. Kathryn Stock
    posted on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:41 PM  |  reply

    I love this show. But, I don’t think for one moment Emily is going to find “true” love on national TV. All the men are adorable but let’s get real. Emily is not a real “single” mom.
    She is supported by an extremely wealthy family in Charlotte. She cannot between to identify with a real single mom. My question is to these men will they still “love” Emily when she doesn’t have the Hendrix money to keep herself up?

  8. posted on Jul 06, 2012 at 5:22 PM  |  reply

    L. Oily t-zones.

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