04:51 PM EDT 05/19/2015
Originally posted 05/13/2015 08:20AM
Let it be known: This former Bachelorette is happy to have moved on from her days as a reality star.
Emily Maynard has called her stint on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette "one of the darkest times of my life" in an interview with Charlotte, North Carolina, news station WCCB. She told the station that she suffered as a result of all the media scrutiny she faced due to her involvement with the show.
Maynard, however, also said she was much happier now that she was leading a more normal life. "I'm just happy to have that in the past," she said.
Originally posted 05/12/2015 05:30PM
The former Bachelorette is expecting her baby in July, she confirms
Originally posted 01/09/2015 12:35PM
The former Bachelor and Bachelorette star is expecting her second child – her first with husband Tyler Johnson
Originally posted 07/14/2014 11:00AM
With the recent announcement of fan favorites Marquel Martin and Michelle Money joining the cast, the Aug. 4 premiere of Bachelor in Paradise is sure to bring fun, feistiness and plenty of unforgettable moments.
But the show's contestants, who will compete for another chance at onscreen love in Tulum, Mexico, are in for a few surprises – including a new twist that will shake things up at the start of every episode.
To kick the show off, 14 former Bachelor stars will arrive at the tropical destination to spend time getting to know each other, but at the end of the night only six men will hand out roses – leaving two women flowerless and on a flight back home.
Originally posted 06/17/2014 03:30PM
It's the beginning of the rest of their lives.
Originally posted 06/14/2014 08:30AM
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Originally posted 06/12/2014 08:00AM
She may have worn her share of sequins and gowns on The Bachelorette, but in reality, Emily Maynard says she's much more low-key.
Originally posted 06/10/2014 02:30PM
Don't pinch newly married Emily Maynard – she's happy to keep dreaming of her big day.
Originally posted 05/15/2014 05:45PM
Before former Bachelorette Emily Maynard ties the knot, she and her girlfriends tied one on with a jokingly-dubbed "White Trash Bash."
Originally posted 05/08/2014 05:40PM
Even though she had agreed to tie the knot three times before, Emily Maynard tells PEOPLE her fourth engagement to automotive management consultant Tyler Johnson "is my last. I really mean it. I'm actually making it to the marriage part this time!"
Once unsure about what her future would hold, the former Bachelorette star says that sharing her life with Johnson "is everything I've been praying for for years."
The two recently bought a home in Charlotte, North Carolina, and have begun furniture shopping in anticipation of moving in over the summer.
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