We watched Emily Maynard and former "Bachelor" Brad Womack become engaged on TV -- only to watch them split up a few months later -- but Maynard could be back on the small screen sooner than you think. According to Life & Style Weekly, Maynard is on the short list to be the next "Bachelorette."
"It's basically a done deal," a source reveals in the new issue of Life & Style. "She hasn't signed the contract yet, but she's fully on board."
Maynard, 25, won Womack's heart and received the coveted final rose -- and an engagement ring -- on the finale of last season's "The Bachelor." However, Maynard and Womack's love apparently wasn't meant to last, and Maynard announced their split in June -- less than four months after the finale aired.
"The demise of our relationship was completely my fault," Womack told PEOPLE at the time of the split.
But now it looks like Maynard, who has a six-year-old daughter, Ricki, might be looking for love again. Though she tweeted that she didn't want to be the "Bachelorette" shortly after her split from Womack, it seems her feelings may have changed.
The new season of "The Bachelorette" won't likely air until Summer 2012, but former "Bachelorette" contestant Ben Flajnik begins his search for love when "The Bachelor" premieres Jan. 2 on ABC.
For more on Emily Maynard's "Bachelorette" news, head over to Life & Style Weekly.
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