I'm sure he's relieved he doesn't have to do another walkon line the same weekend as NNL finals..
I hope that is a good sign for those vets who were left out last year. Hopefully casting got the memo on who the hell is supposed to be on their own show.
I'm sure he's relieved too, the walk on lines sound very tedious, to be honest. I'm curious if this has to do with his performance in Vietnam. He stopped getting an invite after 4 consecutive stage one fails, it's possible the showrunners thought he was passed his time to shine/peak.