Canadian Jillian Harris started her journey as ABC's "The Bachelorette" Monday by chatting with 30 potential suitors. That's five more than are usually on the reality-dating show.
Jillian, who appeared on the recent season of "The Bachelor" with Jason Mesnick, gave roses to the 20 men she wanted to keep on the show.
Those receiving roses:
Dave, a 27-year-old trucking contractor from Ohio, received the first-impression rose. Dave was nervous and silent when he first met Jillian, but found his voice during his one-on-one talk with Jillian.
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Jake, a 31-year-old pilot from Dallas
Jesse, a 27-year-old wine maker from California
Wes, a 32-year-old musician from Texas, who wrote Jillian a song which he sang while playing his guitar
Mathue, a 26-year-old personal trainer from Kansas, had Jillian sign his cowboy hat
Michael, a 25-year-old New York break-dancing instructor
Robby, a 25-year-old bartender, promised to make a special drink for Jillian
Ed, a 29-year-old self-proclaimed optimist and technology consultant from Chicago
Reid, a 30-year-old real estate agent from Philadelphia
Simon, a 26-year-old Baltimore soccer coach, is originally from Yorkshire, England. He offered to make Jillian a cup of tea.
Kiptyn, a 31-year-old California business developer
Mike, a 28-year-old New York baseball camp owner, said Jillian was a great catch when she caught a paper ball he tossed at her.
Brian, a 32-year-old IT consultant from Atlanta, offered to make Jillian a cocktail and a hot dog.
Julien, a 34-year-old restaurant owner from San Diego
Tanner, a 30-year-old Dallas financial analyst with a foot fetish
Sasha, a 27-year-old Texas oil man
Mark, a 26-year-old pizza shop owner, asked Jillian about her favorite pizza toppings.
Brad, a 27-year-old from Chicago
Tanner, a 28-year-old from Denver, said he wanted to sit on a rocking chair with Jillian when they were old
Juan, a 35-year-old California contractor who's originally from Argentina
Going home are:
Bryan, a 28-year-old Dallas high school teacher and coach who didn't just say he wanted to sweep Jillian off her feet, he picked her up
John P. from Indiana who liked that she called herself a "polished hick"
John H., from Idaho, confessed he was only on the show because Jillian was chosen as the Bachelorette
Kyle, a 26-year-old graphic artist from New York
Adam, a 27-year-old California cyclist
Stephen, a 30-year-old New York lawyer
Caleb, a 27-year-old from Nashville
Josh, a 25-year-old lifeguard from California
Greg, a 31-year-old entrepreneur from Arizona, who marries couples in his free time
Bryce, a 31-year-old furniture dealer from Florida