It does rather mesh with her fear that guys were looking forward to Emily or Chantal. My question would be...once he hit LA for the seclusion and briefing part of the process just before the show, surely he knew it was Ashley and could have, at that time, withdrawn. But, if his ex-wife is correct, he is there to promote his new business venture. Irony is that they haven't shown peep one about his business. He's probably for real, but his disappointment was too real and he was prodded to talk about it and that was shown.