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'Bachelor Pad' season 3 contestants show off their bikini bodies

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Hosted by Chris Harrison, &#39;Bachelor Pad&#39; returns with its most controversial cast to date, as 15 unforgettable characters from the &#34;Bachelor&#34; franchise and six &#39;super fans&#39; gather back at the mansion to live together and compete for &#36;250,000 and possibly a chance at love.   Back row: Tony Pieper, Nick Peterson Second row: Chris Bukowski, Blakeley Jones, Sarah Newlon, Reid Rosenthal, Brittany Taltos, Erica Taltos, Jaclyn Swartz, Ed Swiderski, Jamie Otis Third row: Kalon McMahon, Rachel Truehart, Chris Bain, Paige Vigil, Ryan Hoag Bottom row: Lindzi Cox, Erica Rose, David Mallet, Donna Zitelli, Michael Stagliano (ABC Photo&#47; Craig Sjodin)</span></div>
July 6, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT