I’m thankful that he didn’t propose to me. Everything happens for a reason and I’m where I am today because of all of that and I’m very happy for that.

DeAnna Pappas [on Trista Rehn]: She’s like the poster child for The Bachelorette. She gave me some pretty good advice: Follow my heart and be true to myself. I can only hope to have a successful relationship like she has.

I cannot date someone who smokes. That’s a definite no-no. If he’s wishy-washy and doesn’t know what he wants, that’s another no-no. Anything else, I’m pretty open to.

I feel like this will be my fairytale ending.

DeAnna Pappas [during premiere of The Bachelorette]

I’m still working on the spelling of it. But I’m definitely taking his last name.

DeAnna Pappas [on marrying Jesse Csincsak]

I've always dated the same type of guy — this typical guy — and maybe it took all of those to lead me to the person that I was meant to be with, because Jesse isn't like any guy I've dated, but it's the best thing in the world and it's what I've always wanted in the long run.

I don't know how people plan a wedding," Pappas, 26, said. "I know what color I want my dresses to be, and bridesmaids' dresses. He wants a cheesecake. And that's about as far as we've gotten.

From my early childhood, I loved the idea of falling in love, getting to wear a beautiful white gown and wearing a sparkling ring.

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DeAnna Pappas Biography

Brad Womack, DeAnna Pappas DeAnna Pappas is a former contestant on The Bachelor. She made it all the way to the final two on the show, only to be dissed - and... More »
Birthplace
Newnan, Georgia
Full Name
DeAnna Pappas
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