ABC's 'Bachelorette' star discussed faith with finalist raised in a Mormon family

Published: Wednesday, July 18 2012 2:00 p.m. MDT

Jef Holm talks to Emily Maynard on an episode of ABC's "The Bachelorette."


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Our take: On air, little has been said about the religious beliefs of "The Bachelorette" star Emily Maynard and the men she's dated. However, Maynard, a Christian, says she's had off-camera discussions with several of the bachelors about faith including finalist Jef Holm, who was raised in a Latter-day Saint family but says he is not an "active Mormon."

Emily Maynard, star of "The Bachelorette," said she did have a talk about religion with one of the finalists who is a Mormon.

"I talked about faith and that's a huge part of my life. There's no way I can fall in love and potentially get engaged without having that conversation," said Maynard, who has been open about her Christian faith, to the LA Times on Monday.

"He (Jef Holm) was very open and honest about everything."

Read more about religion and "The Bachelorette" on Christian Post.

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