For the record, Bachelorette star Emily Maynard of Charlotte says there will be no spinoff show starring her and new fiance Jef Holm.

My thoughts on that are pretty clear: I have no interest, the 26-year-old single mom said during a media teleconference Tuesday, less than 48 hours after she was able to go public with her engagement to the Utah entrepreneur. (The season finale of ABC s hit show aired Sunday.) I have been looking forward to the day that I get to go back to normal and don t have to worry about cameras.

The wedding itself, though? Don t count out a TV special.

I never in a million years thought I d be the Bachelorette, she said, so if there s one thing I ve learned, it s to never say never.

But for now, the focus is on a weeklong humanitarian trip to Africa they ll both make, after which Holm plans to move to Charlotte. The co-founder of People Water, a socially conscious bottled water company, Holm said he has already begun to look at houses and apartments; he hopes to be living here by the time Maynard s 7-year-old daughter, Ricki, starts first grade on Aug. 22.

As part of a media whirlwind that included a Good Morning America appearance Monday morning, a guest spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday night, then a red-eye to New York for more interviews, Maynard spent half an hour on the phone with reporters Tuesday afternoon, followed by 15 minutes one-on-one with the Observer.

Questions and answers from both conversations have been woven together for clarity and brevity.

Q. So was Jef s decision to move here an easy one, or did it involve a lot of negotiation?

We went back and forth on whether or not it would be a better idea for Ricki and I to move to Salt Lake or for him to move to Charlotte. I was happy either way, but at the end of the day I love Charlotte and that s where Ricki s life is and she s both of our main focus right now. I m trying to make this adjustment as smooth as possible for her, and I never want her to resent Jef for uprooting her whole life.

Q. This is the second time you ve done this in public. (Maynard was briefly engaged to Brad Womack in 2011 after the two met on The Bachelor. ) There s also a child involved. How much pressure do you feel to make this work?

Honestly, I m just happy, and I m not thinking about it like that. If I let every little critic get to me, I would absolutely be stressing out. But I try not to live my life that way, and I wouldn t want Ricki to live her life that way. I just do what I think is best in the moment, and follow my faith ... and know that everything will work out in the end the way it s supposed to.

Q. Have you two had your first fight yet?

Oh yeah, oh yeah.

Q. Who won?

Me. He put trash in a trash can with no trash bag in it. If that s our biggest fight, though, I ll take it.

Q. Jef s Mormon upbringing was glossed over on the show. I assume that you two did not gloss over it, right?

No, we talked about everything. I ve watched The Bachelor and Bachelorette for years, and I ve never seen them discuss religion or anything like that. My faith is very important to me, and I had that exact same conversation with a lot of the guys, and those weren t aired either. I mean, it s The Bachelor. It s supposed to be about light stuff and fun and things like that.

Q. Of the final four guys, Jef s were the only parents you didn t get to meet. Have you met them yet?

I got to meet Jef s mom (Sunday) night. I didn t even know she was gonna be there. But she was so sweet, just amazing, and couldn t have been nicer. And I got to talk to his dad on the phone, and he was the same just could not be nicer or more down-to-earth.

Q. Some have suggested you were in this for the money. But you get the last word: How much of a role did financial stability play while you were choosing guys on the show?

I ll be honest, I thought Jef lived at home for the better part of our relationship ... and I still kept him around. ... I certainly do not care about anyone s money. I don t need it. My father has worked really hard his entire life so that his children will never have to want for anything, and I m very grateful for that.

Q. Did relocating the show to Charlotte work out the way you had envisioned it?

Absolutely. I was so grateful that they put all that extra work and effort into trying to find me love. And part of that for me was not uprooting Ricki s life. And even just what it did to my headspace. It made me feel so much more confident and kept me grounded.

Q. Which of the Charlotte dates was your favorite?

I loved the park date with my girlfriends because I got to see the guys a little bit uncomfortable, and my friends didn t take it easy on them, as you saw. But I also liked the Muppets date because it helped out a charity that s really, really important to me and my family (Levine Children s Hospital s Ricky Hendrick Centers for Intensive Care, named for Ricki s father, who died in 2004).

Q. As for the wedding, you mentioned on the live show that you d love a spring wedding. Is next spring a realistic possibility?

At this point, anything s a possibility. We re just really taking it day by day and trying to get through this week of media. We re both exhausted. Our brains are fried.

Q. And if you could set the record straight one more time: You aren t interested in any type of TV career?

I have no interest in pursuing any kind of broadcasting career or anything in TV. I think being the Bachelorette was a good enough experience for me. I ll leave on a good note.

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