By Sally Garcia, EnStarz | Jul 03, 2012 04:33 PM EDT
Chris Bukowski, the 25-year-old Chicago native recently booted from "The Bachelorette" will join the cast of ABC's "The Bachelor Pad."
ABC announced that Bukowski decided to join the third season of "The Bachelor Pad" after he was sent home by Emily Maynard on the eight episode of "The Bachelorette."
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Maynard sent Chris home yesterday as she couldn't imaging spending the rest of her life with Chris.
"Bachelor Pad" is also hosted by Chris Harrison and will premiere July 23 at 8 p.m.
The series will also feature "The Bachelorette" villain Kalon McMahon who was kicked out after he referred to Maynard's daughter as "baggage."
"The Bachelor Pad" will feature 15 previous Bachelors and Bachelorettes and 5 fans venturing to find love and competing for a $250,000 prize.
Each week the contestants face challenges to compete for immunity and the chance to go on a date with contestants of their choice. The winner of each challenge can grant immunity to one of his or her dates by giving the person a rose.
The contestants vote amongst themselves, with the men voting off a woman and vice versa until one winner remains.
See the Full List of the 20 Contestants Below announced by ABC June 22:
LINDZI COX ("The Bachelor" Season 16, Ben Flajnik)
Lindzi has not been heard from since she was rejected by Ben Flajnik on that fateful day. She was heartbroken and buried herself in work and her passion, horses. Occupation: Development Manager Age: 27 Residence: Bellevue, WA
BLAKELEY JONES ("The Bachelor" Season 16, Ben Flajnik)
Last time, Blakeley did not get along with the women in the house. She admits that she probably could have done a better job of making friends.Occupation: Estherician Age: 34 Residence: Charlotte, NC
SARAH NEWLON ("The Bachelor" Season 11, Brad Womack)
A friend of Erica Rose, she knows she needs to do anything to stay in "Bachelor Pad." Sharing the mansion with Reid should also be interesting since Sarah shared an intimate kiss with Reid while he had a girlfriend. Occupation: Bar Manager Age: 28 Residence: St. Louis, MO
JAMIE OTIS ("The Bachelor" Season 16, Ben Flajnik)
The last time we saw Jamie, she had an awkward kiss with Ben before being sent home. Occupation: Registered Nurse Age: 25 Residence: New York, NY
ERICA ROSE ("The Bachelor" Season 9, Prince Lorenzo Borghese)
Erica was a presence on "Bachelor Pad 2.” But after being voted off and sent back home to her parents, she is ready to return and win. She also has a love/hate relationship with Kalon, who is from her hometown. Occupation: Law Student Age: 29 Residence: Houston, TX
JACLYN SWARTZ ("The Bachelor" Season 16, Ben Flajnik)
Jaclyn is super competitive, smart, manipulative but well liked amongst the cast.Occupation: Account Manager Age: 27 Residence: Newton, MA
RACHEL TRUEHEART ("The Bachelor" Season 16, Ben Flajnik)
Rachel narrowly escaped going home on the 2-on-1 with Blakeley, but still remained closed off, which ultimately led to her demise. Jaclyn gets really annoyed with Rachel. Occupation: Executive Assistant Age: 27 Residence: New York, NY
BRITTANY AND ERICA TALTOS (Super Fans)
Occupation: Students Age: 22 Residence: Gainesville, FL
PAIGE VIGIL (Super Fan)
Occupation: Jumbo Tron Operator Age: 24 Residence: New York, NY
DONNA ZITELLI (Super Fan)
Occupation: Student Age: 22 Residence: Hackensack, NJ
RYAN HOAG ("The Bachelorette" Season 4, DeAnna Pappas)
Ryan is a person who stands strong in his beliefs and is one to let it be known. He did not find love on DeAnna's season, and is not going on "Bachelor Pad" to find it either - he is here for the money. Occupation: High School Dean/ Former NFL Player Age: 32 Residence: Minneapolis, MN
KALON MCMAHON ("The Bachelorette" Season 8, Emily Maynard)
Kalon was the villain on Emily's season. Occupation: Luxury Brand Consultant Age: 27 Residence: Houston, TX
NICK PETERSON ("The Bachelorette" Season 7, Ashley Hebert)
Nick never really made much of an impression on Ashley. He was too reserved and too concerned that he would make a fool of himself. As a result, he never got the chance for love. Occupation: Trainer Age: 27 Residence: Tampa, FL
TONY PIEPER ("The Bachelorette" Season 8, Emily Maynard)
Tony temporarily left his son to be with the one girl he truly believed was meant for him, Emily. After having his heart broken on "The Bachelorette," he realized that there is more out there for him and is ready to find his true love. Occupation: Lumber Trader Age: 30 Residence: Portland, OR
REID ROSENTHAL ("The Bachelorette" Season 5, Jillian Harris)
Reid is most remembered as coming back to propose to Jillian after she had already rejected him - only to be rejected all over again. He later found love with his long-term girlfriend of several years, with whom he just recently ended things. Plus, when he was still with his girlfriend, he hooked up with Sarah Newton, who is now living with him in "Bachelor Pad." At this point, Reid is unsure what he wants out of life when it comes to career, love, and money and hopes to figure this out in "Bachelor Pad."
Occupation: Realtor Age: 33 Residence: Philadelphia, PA
MICHAEL STAGLIANO ("The Bachelorette" Season 5, Jillian Harris, "Bachelor Pad 2")
Last time Michael came on "Bachelor Pad," he got the money. But sadly for him, money cannot buy happiness. Soon after taking the win, he found out that his ex-fiance, Holly, was engaged to Blake. This time, he is not going to even think about the game or the money. He is just here to meet the girl of his dreams.
Occupation: Entrepreneur Age: 27 Residence: Sherman Oaks, CA
ED SWIDERSKI ("The Bachelorette" Season 5, Jillian Harris)
Ed won Jillian's love and got down on bended knee, but it did not last. They gave it their all, they have no regrets, but now he is single again. He found love on "The Bachelorette," so why could he not find it on "Bachelor Pad?"
Occupation: Technology Consultant Age: 33 Residence: Chicago, IL
CHRIS BAIN (Super Fan)
Chris is an animated, good ole' country boy from Georgia.
Occupation: SWAT Team Officer Age: 28 Residence: Canton, GA
DAVID MALLET(Super Fan)
David is a fan of the show, but an even bigger fan of women and money.
Occupation: Real Estate Agent/MMA fighter Age: 28 Residence: Hoboken, NJ
CHRIS BUKOWSKI ("The Bachelorette" Season 8, Emily Maynard )
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