Curious about Ashley Hebert's decision to award Ryan P. the first impression rose over, say, William or JP? The Season 7 Bachelorette explained her choice in her premiere night blog for People.com.

Credit: Rick Rowell, ABC Television Group © 2011 Disney Photo: Ashley Hebert Chats with Ryan Park and the Guys in The Bachelorette Season 7 Premiere

Mr. Sunshine makes her swoon: "Coming into this experience, I had a list of a few things I was looking for in a husband, and the first night, I saw ALL of those in Ryan P. He deserved the first impression rose more than anyone. On top of that, when he walked out of the limo, I nearly fainted."

Curiosity wins: "Although Jeff, (aka the mask) endured much skepticism, I think, in theory, it's a great angle coming into the first night. He both caught my attention and stood out from the rest. Plus, I really wanted to see what he looked like under the mask!"

No, not every woman...: "Bentley. Need I say more? It's always been important to me to judge a person based on what I know of them, so going into this first night I had guards up, but he easily broke them down with his good looks and savvy way with words. How could I not have trusted him? Every woman in my shoes would have given him a rose too."

Hubby alert: "I am sure many of you can tell by my high-pitched voice and nervous intonation, going into this first night I was very nervous and I didn't know what to expect. That all changed immediately after I met the men. I know it may sound crazy to hear me say that I think my husband was in the room on the first night, but I felt confident in what my gut was telling me."

But her gut was also telling her to keep Bentley! Unless that was just the producers...

Source: People

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