Credit: Ron Koeberer/ABC Television Group © 2011 Disney Photo: Ashley Smiles on The Bachelorette Season 7, Episode 8

We just got an “obvious” alert. Ashley Hebert, the dancing dentist still finishing her degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, recently spoke with Philly.com about her Bachelorette experience.

There are a lot of nice hints in the interview, especially when she mentions how she’s being almost too transparent about which bachelor she prefers.

"I don't know that I have made a good Bachelorette,” Ashley says. “In a way, I think I'm too honest. If I'm not into somebody, I have a hard time faking it and I think in this environment, you have to be able to do that sometimes."

Ashley thinks we should all be able to tell which guy she wants by now. "I knew where my heart was from very early on," she continues. "I wanted to give every guy a chance but by the time of the hometown dates, I was probably 95 percent sure."

Can’t fake it? Early on? All signs point to JP Rosenbaum, right? The only other option seems to be Ben Flajnik...

However, Ashley reminds Philly.com that she could go ahead and choose no one, a la Brad Womack 1.0. But whatever the outcome, Ashley’s final decision has made her happy. "Absolutely," she says. "I wouldn't have it any other way."

Another hint in the story comes when Ashley talks about dealing with the paparazzi and tabloids. "Before all this, when I would read magazines like In Touch, I would assume the stories had a little truth to them," Ashley reveals. "Now I know they're completely inaccurate."

In Touch is the rag that said Ashley had slept with Bentley Williams while on the show. They also claimed JP is kind of a jerk in real life. So is Ashley defending JP, the way he defended her in his video on the official Bachelor site?

There’s also the hint Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss tweeted about last week. He said there was a revealing clue to the eventual outcome in last week’s Season 7, Episode 7. Many fans pointed to the fact that JP wore a traditional black tux and Ashley a white wedding gown while taking wedding photos. Was that the hint?

Could it really be that obvious that Ashley is the future Mrs. Cupcake?

Source: Philly.com

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