Walsh’s announcement comes less than a week before DWTS‘ season 32 premiere is set to air Tuesday, Sept. 26. (E! News has reached out to ABC for comment.)
While no other contestants have stepped away as of yet, ABC is reportedly putting plans in place to possibly postpone next week’s premiere, according to Variety.
Joining Walsh on season 32 are singer/actress Jamie Lynn Spears, Vanderpump Rules‘ Ariana Madix, The Bachelorette‘s Charity Lawson, model Tyson Beckford, The Baby-Sitters Club actress Xochitl Gomez, American Pie star Alyson Hannigan, Too Hot to Handle‘s Harry Jowsey, singer Jason Mraz, NFL running back Adrian Peterson, influencer Lele Pons, Oscar winner Mira Sorvino, Buying Beverly Hills star Mauricio Umansky and The Brady Bunch actor Barry Williams.
In addition to feeling pressure amid the strikes—which have been going on since May—DWTS also received backlash for casting Peterson despite his past child abuse charge.
Keep reading to get acquainted with the whole season 32 cast.