Mandi Bierly
July 20, 2012 AT 02:00 PM EDT

Bachelor Pad premieres Monday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, but we have an exclusive clip of Kalon, “the man you love to hate,” today. It leads us to believe he’s about as popular on this show as he was on Emily Maynard’s season of The Bachelorette. As you’ll see below, he’s allowed to phone his supportive mother — on camera, of course — and explain what life is really like for him there. The tears flow. And cut to a beautiful rose in the rain… We won’t spoil it for you.

Feeling bad for him? Or feeling like he’s really just after a second woman whose life revolves around him?

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