during the annual Indycar Series pre-season 'Test in the West' on February 3, 2003 at the California Speedway in Fontana, California.
(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)THE BACHELORETTE - 'The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose' - Emotions ran high as Emily sat down with Chris Harrison, live, to talk about her final two bachelors.
(Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Clear Channel)LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: TV personality Arie Luyendyk Jr.
(Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Clear Channel)LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 21: Television personality Arie Luyendyk Jr.
Peter Kraus, who was the runner-up on the most recent season of "The Bachelorette," was widely considered to be the favorite -- though he had previously expressed doubt over whether he wanted to participate.
lost to Jef Holm, who Maynard eventually broke up with. The race car driver turned real estate agent was revealed to be the next Bachelor on "Good Morning America" on Thursday morning after weeks of speculation as to who would become the franchise's next star.She took viewers back to those final days in exotic Curaï¿½o when she was conflicted about being in love with two men.Emily discussed her relationships with Arie and Jef and the heart-wrenching decision that changed all of their lives forever."The Bachelor" has named its next star -- and it's definitely a surprise.Arie Luyendyk Jr., who was the runner-up on Emily Maynard's season of "The Bachelorette" back in 2012, will be the leading man of the hit ABC reality show's 22nd season, set to air in early 2018.
(Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) "The Bachelor" (Season 2): Aaron Buerge and Helene Eksterowicz broke off their engagement after just a couple of weeks, continuing the franchise's early struggle to result on a long-lasting relationship.