It's only week 2 of "The Bachelorette" and it's clear that Emily Maynard means business. The sexy soccer mom (we'll get to that later) had no qualms about sending unworthy guys packing on Monday night-- even during this season's first one on one dates! So what makes this bachelorette a different breed? She's a mama bear at heart.
Check out the Top 5 moments of "The Bachelorette" Week 2:
Emily as a Soccer Mom?
Emily's first one on one date of the season-- with hunky Ryan Bowers-- had him going back to her place. But instead of making romance they were making cookies for her 6-year old daughter's soccer team. When it came time to deliver the goods, Emily made Ryan wait in the car. Yes, Ryan got a raw cookie dough deal! Of course, later they got the hometown hero treatment-- Charlotte, NC paparazzi and all-- when they went out to dinner and to a not-so-private Gloriana concert. Emily liked what she saw and gave Ry a rose. Guess she liked his chocolate chips!
Emily the Muppetmaster
There's nothing like a date with a gorgeous bachelorette and thirteen of her boyfriends. Emily's next romp involved a benefit for the The Levine Children's Hospital-- and she took Alejandro, Nate, Allesandro, Tony, Michael, John, Jef, Charlie, Kyle, Chris, Aaron, Stevie and Kalon along for the ride. They guys had to perform in a show with Muppet stars Kermit and Miss Piggy, but Charlie had some performance anxiety. Emily stole the show, though, especially when she kissed Kermit and almost got into a cat fight-- er, a pig fight-- with Miss Piggy. Why did this feel like a Sesame Street segment and not a dream date? The date rose went to Jef, who seems like a nice guy with a Flock of Seagulls hairdo and a missing "f."
Joe had the next one on one date-- and it entailed a trek to Emily's hometown in West Virginia. The couple ventured to the Greenbriar resort, where they wrote notes and put them in the famous "love clock." But Emily came armed with some hard questions, and when Joe couldn't exactly answer how she and her daughter, Ricki, could fit into his life, she tearfully sent him packing. (He wasn't too happy-- Em didn't even get a goodbye hug. Heck, she didn't even get a handshake!) Line of the night from Joe, as Emily said what a great guy he is: "Is there a 'but' coming in here?" (Yes, as in your butt is going out the door, Joe!)
Don't ever question Doug's parenting skills. Last week's first impression rose winner has an 11-year old son (with convincing writing skills, by the way), and when Kalon quipped that he put being a dad on hold to come on the show, Doug blew a gasket. Clearly Kalon is this season's villain, with the charm of last season's Bentley Williams-- but he comes bearing helicopters. (Best line to Emily: "I'm not used to competing for a woman's attention. If there was girl like you in Texas I wouldn't need to be here.")
A Not So Rosie Ceremony
This is "The Bachelorette," so that means somebody has to go home-- even if he's never had a date with Emily! In this case, make it a double: Kyle and the Greg Kinnear lookalike, Aaron. Fellas, we hardly knew ye! (And neither did Emily!)
The next episode of "The Bachelorette" airs on Monday night on ABC.
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