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When ABC announced the cast for the third season of Bachelor Pad, an in-depth docuseries about the mating habits of drunk people, they left fans hanging by holding back one name, that of a “Mystery Man” from the current season of The Bachelorette. Well, rose lovers, today your curiosity will be satisfied. The final guy moving into the Bachelor Pad (premiering Monday, July 23) will be…

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Chris Bukowski! Yes, the man who made it all the way to the final four on The Bachelorette but ultimately got the boot from Emily last night, has decided to extend his time in the reality TV limelight by sharing a living space/breeding ground with 19 other Bachelor/Bachelorette veterans (and a few “super fans”) to compete for venereal diseases $250,000.

And in case you were wondering how Chris looks without a shirt on, check out the Bachelor Pad 3 cast photo below, in which Mr. Bukowski poses with his fellow Pad-mates in a pool that you truly could not pay me enough to swim in. Here’s a quick who’s who:

Back row: Chris Bukowski, Blakeley Jones, Sarah Newlon, Reid Rosenthal, Tony Pieper, Nick Peterson, Brittany Taltos, Erica Taltos, Jaclyn Swartz, Ed SWideriski, Jamie Otis.

Middle row: Chris Bain, Paige Vigil, Ryan Hoag.

Front row: Kalon McMahon, Rachel Truehart, Lindzi Cox, Erica Rose, David Mallet, Donna Zitelli, Michael Stagliano.

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What do you think, rose lovers? Are you excited to get your Pad on?

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