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One big, happy family?

Not so much, according to this exclusive preview of Thursday's all-new Total Bellas, in which Nikki Bella's mom, Kathy Colace, drops a bomb on her that has to do with her boyfriend, Artem Chigvintsev

Kathy apparently wants a family portrait as a birthday present, but when it comes to Artem, she claims he "isn't family yet," and should therefore not be included in the photo shoot. 

"I question sometimes if Nicole's really taken her relationship seriously. That's the reason I'm more cautious with Artem," Kathy explains in a confessional. "This is my birthday present. My family together in a family photo."

Nikki is clearly upset to hear this, and she explains that Artem will be, too.

"I think his feelings would be so hurt," Nikki tells her mom. "But you're talking to him. You're doing that. I'm not."

She explains more in a confessional, "It's her family photo so I'm going to let her take full control. I don't want to be a part of it. Whatever happens, it's on her. She'll deal with it. And she'll feel bad."

Nikki even warns her mom that she'll likely fall for Artem's "Puss in Boots" eyes.

"Well, I want him in it," Kathy says. "I just...I don't know if I want him in a 20 by 40."

At this point, she's so committed to her "perfect" plan that when Nikki jokingly asks if she's going to switch out the photos every time Artem comes to her house, Kathy seems to consider the idea. 

"Oh my gosh," Nikki replies.

Check out the entire exchange in the above clip!

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