The ninth season of The Bachelorette premiered on May 27, 2013. This season features 27-year-old Desiree Hartsock, a bridal stylist from Northglenn, Colorado. Hartsock was sent home by Sean Lowe after the hometown dates episode, on the 17th season of The Bachelor.
Fan favorite Emily Maynard becomes the first single mom to star on the hit romance reality series The Bachelorette. Emily, 26, thought she had found her happy ending with Bachelor Brad Womack; unfortunately, that relationship didn't work out and Emily now hopes to find everlasting love -- the kind she had with her former fiancé and her daughter's father, NASCAR driver and team owner Ricky Hendrick, who died in a plane crash in 2004 -- with one of the 25 men she will meet on The Bachelorette.
On season 15 of The Bachelor, Ashley Hebert couldn't admit she was in love with Brad Womack, and it might have cost her the final rose. Will Ashley find the perfect guy to finally open her heart to? All bets are off in the seventh season of The Bachelorette!
This season's bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky, 25, has been a fan favorite from the moment she stepped out of the limo to meet Jake Pavelka last season on The Bachelor. But in a shocking turn of events, Ali had to make a heartbreaking choice and decide between a job she loved and continuing her relationship with Jake. Ali surprisingly chose her career, a decision she quickly regretted. Now the beautiful, energetic and charismatic career-oriented woman from San Francisco is back.
The fifth season of the ABC reality television series The Bachelorette began on May 18, 2009 with a two-hour premiere. The show features Jillian Harris, an interior designer from Peace River, Alberta, Canada, counting 30 men, added from five in previous seasons. This was the first time in The Bachelor and The Bachelorette franchise with 30 suitors. Harris was rejected by Jason Mesnick in the thirteenth season of The Bachelor; she was the second runner-up.
Harris is the first non-American selected ever in The Bachelorette, and chose Ed Swiderski in the finale. The couple were engaged but broke their engagement in July 2010.
The Bachelorette 4 is the fourth season of ABC reality television series The Bachelorette. After a long three year absence of the show, the season premiere aired on May 19, 2008. This season featured Deanna Pappas courting 25 men. Pappas was rejected by Brad Womack in the eleventh season of The Bachelor. This was the first The Bachelor franchise including the spin-off, The Bachelorette had expanded from 60 to 120 minutes in the entire season.
In the season finale, DeAnna chose Jesse Csincsak over Jason Mesnick. The wedding was set for May 9, 2009, but they broke up in November 2008. Deanna returned for one episode in season thirteen of The Bachelor.
The Bachelorette 2 is the second season of ABC reality television series The Bachelorette. The show premiered on January 14, 2004, featuring Meredith Phillips dating 25 men.
Phillips was rejected by Bob Guiney in the fourth season of The Bachelor, where she was the third runner-up. She ultimately chose Ian McKee, but they broke up in February 2005.