Right Former ambassador for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Paige Duke, 26, is the lucky lady who’ll be wooed by 22 bachelors in the new season. CMT released the details about the bachelors vying for Paige’s affections on Monday. PHOTOS: CMT Awards Red Carpet The city bachelors: Christian Lopez, 27 – Professional baseball player from Miami, Fla.
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The guy who didn’t get the girl on “Sweet Home Alabama” has a book about how to treat a lady?
Matt Beard, 29 – Mechanic/Drag racer from Satsuma, Ala.
Seth Tidwell, 24 – Promotions company owner from Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Codes are things you can aspire to, not rules that tell you what not to do, or when you should be feeling guilty because you caved in.”Chapter headings are in line with Thompson’s direct approach: “The Answer is Faith,” “Look Them in the Eye and Speak from the Heart,” “Don’t Get Caught in the Drama,” “Living by Your Word” and “The Horse That Bucks is Always Gonna Buck.”Thompson’s ideal isn’t abstract: It’s rooted directly in a code promoted by the singer and movie star Gene Autry in the 1940s.
Thompson’s interpretation of how that should apply to the modern world, and to romance, forms a significant part of the book – but hardly all of it.
It takes me back to where I was at that time and the feelings I was feeling.
It’s just very emotional for me, and things that brought tears on the show will bring tears again. It’s very surreal, and I’m so thankful for it because I’ve met the love of my life on this show.Thompson shares the desire, in a sense, but his code is leading him to look elsewhere.“I still imagine having a lovely woman there to spend the evenings with and start a family with,” he writes. Of course, there’s no way to know for sure, but I can tell you one place I will not find her for sure. ”"The Cowboy Code" is widely available and can be ordered through bookstores and online outlets.Sweet Home Alabama ‘s Paige Duke has found her man.“The Cowboy Code” also describes much about Thompson’s life leading up to “Sweet Home Alabama,” and delves deeply into the experience of the show.It covers his feelings for Paige Duke, the woman at the center of the show, and his relationships with the other bachelors competing for her affections.“What I am saying is, all games are bad,” he writes.