Emily Maynard Johnson ‘Rooting’ for Ex Arie Luyendyk on The Bachelor — But Won’t Watch His Season

Bachelor Nation is anxiously available Arie Luyendyk Jr.‘s deteriorate premiere — though one fan of a authorization won’t be tuning in.

Emily Maynard Johnson, who headlined The Bachelorette in 2012, tells PEOPLE that while she’s carefree her ex will find love, she doesn’t devise on following his season.

“I’ve been rooting for Arie to be a Bachelor given my deteriorate finished — he’s a good guy,” says Maynard Johnson, 31, of Luyendyk Jr., 36, who was her runner-up. (She eventually picked Jef Holm, and they broke off their engagement months later.)

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Though Maynard Johnson and Luyendyk Jr. haven’t stayed in touch, a dual were never on bad terms — and while “it’ll be good TV,” it won’t be “TV that is watched in my house,” she says with a laugh.

“I feel like it would substantially not be appropriate,” she adds. “But I’ll locate a highlights on PEOPLE.com!”

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Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Emily Maynard Johnson on The Bachelorette

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But while the professional automobile racing driver’s tour to find adore has nonetheless to unfold, Maynard Johnson already found her happily ever after. Posing for this week’s issue with father Tyler Johnson, her 12-year-old daughter Ricki and a spouses’ sons Gatlin Avery, 6 weeks, Gibson Kyle, 15 months, and Jennings Tyler, 2, a former existence star admits that a vast fruit was on her mind from a get-go.

“I’ve always wanted a lot of kids,” she says. “I done it transparent on a initial day, Listen, my clock’s ticking, and I’m prepared to get on this!”

“The substructure of a relationship, with a faith, is a many critical thing,” adds Johnson. “She’s my best friend. This sounds awful and cliché, though it’s been unequivocally easy. we consider we have to be a group and work during your marriage.””

“We have a word in a residence that we use a lot: ‘Never quit,’ ” he says. “So, we, we know, we only work during it, and it’s fun. we consider we kind of personally adore a pell-mell inlet of all going on in a lives right now.”

—With AURELIE CORINTHIOS

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