Emily Maynard and Arie Luyendyk, Jr. GOT. IT. ON.
At least according to a new tabloid report citing intimate knowledge of their Fantasy Suite loving before she accepted Jef Holm's proposal.
The Us Weekly staff, of course, makes stuff up about The Bachelorette like it's their job, so we recommend taking this with a boulder of salt.
That said, here's what they claim went down ...
Just days before Jef Holm got down on one knee and proposed on The Bachelorette season finale, Emily was hooking up with runner-up Arie.
Us says that contrary to Emily disavowing overnight dates because she's "a mother and a role model," the two did get intimate on the show.
Naturally, Arie Luyendyk, Jr., was upset to learn he wasn't the recipient of Maynard's final rose - especially after their fantasy suite magic.
"He stormed off," says the source, claiming his full reaction was edited out. "He screamed, 'You just slept with me!' It wasn't shown on TV."
The insider says that Maynard never intended to lead him on and was truly "in love with two people" and torn between Jef Holm and Arie.
By Holm's admission, their romance "started off slowly," while her chemistry with Arie was obvious early ... it couldn't have been an easy call.
Even if she did sleep with Arie, it's unfair to criticize Emily if she truly felt he could be husband material. A guy wouldn't be criticized in the same situation.
But again, remember ... tabloid. Salt. Boulder.
As for Emily and Jef: Will they last?