08x01 (S8) ~ Week 1: Limo Arrivals
Emily Maynard had been engaged before, but her fiancé died in a plane crash in 2004. Soon after she found out she was pregnant with their daughter, Ricki, who is now six. Emily is the winner of (Season 15) of The Bachelor, but it didn't work out with Brad Womack. Season 8 premiere: Emily 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.