Sure looks that way. You know who else didn’t get the memo? The @tommytallarico fan club on AtariAge, who are determined to see Allard’s departure in the most positive light.
He left because (his words) it “just wasn’t a good fit.” That is a very long way from the MISSION ACCOMPLISHED these dweebs want to believe.
It’s fine, they’ll learn soon enough the proverb about the fool and his money.