In his mind he already said he was coming back and feels like doing it over and over isn't the way he wants to handle it.He is not a leader. He keeps trying to make himself into a leader, but it’s evident when situations like this arise. He didn’t say anything wrong. He also had a chance to clearly put this to bed. Instead he made it about himself and his ego over the team. Now it is a distraction because their supposed leader doesn’t know how to be a leader.