- - Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Emily Maynard’s courtship with Jef Holm may have played out on national TV on ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” but whether their wedding will be televised is still up in the air.

“I never in a million years thought I’d be the Bachelorette, so I’ve learned never say never, especially in public,” Ms. Maynard said in an Associated Press interview.

On Sunday’s finale, the 26-year-old Ms. Maynard revealed she chose Mr. Holm, a 27-year-old entrepreneur from Salt Lake City, over race-car driver Arie Luyendyk Jr., the son of Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk.

If the couple do decide to marry on television, they won’t be the first “Bachelor” or “Bachelorette” couple to do so.

Trista and Ryan Sutter’s wedding was televised in a three-part special in 2003. Jason and Molly Mesnick, of “The Bachelor,” also taped their 2010 nuptials for TV.

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One thing Ms. Maynard and Mr. Holm do have planned is to end their long-distance relationship as soon as possible. Mr. Holm said he’s hoping to move to Charlotte, N.C., in August in time for Ms. Maynard’s daughter, Ricki, to go back to school.

“I want to get there and hang out with her and get into daily life with her and with Emily. Figure it out together,” said Mr. Holm. “And then plan a wedding from there. And figure out where we want to go, whether it’s moving together as a family or staying there. We want to get into the family routine.”

Ricki’s father is NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick, who died in a plane crash in 2004.

Osbourne tweets she’s leaving 'America's Got Talent'

Sharon Osbourne said Tuesday that she’s ready to say goodbye to NBC’s “America's Got Talent,” taking the network by surprise.

In a posting on Twitter, Mrs. Osbourne addressed “my darling” fellow judge Howard Stern and said, “money is not the reason I’m not returning” to the show. Her tweet trailed off with “it’s because ….” and didn’t elaborate.

Her message was unexpected, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt told a meeting Tuesday of the Television Critics Association.

“This is coming out of context and sort of spontaneously, and we don’t even know what’s going on. And it’s probably much ado about nothing,” Mr. Greenblatt said, declining to comment further.

Ms. Osbourne has a multiyear contract with the series, said a person familiar with the production. The person, who lacked authority to discuss the issue publicly, spoke on the condition of anonymity.

“America's Got Talent,” which is now airing its seventh season, added Mr. Stern to the judges’ panel this year and moved the production from Los Angeles to New York to accommodate him. Howie Mandel is the show’s third judge.

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