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Author Archives: Krysten Swensen

Bob Iger Was Paid $10 Million to Consult With Bob Chapek

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In case you are a bit behind on the Disney news, then there are some BIG changes you may have missed. On November 20, Disney’s Chairman of the Board, Susan Arnold, announced that CEO Bob Chapek had been fired and that former Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger would be coming back to take the reins. The late-night move was surprising, ...

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Disney Star Blasts “Disgusting” Magazine Article That Lumped Her In With Child Abusers

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Some of the most popular and successful films being made today are superhero films. The action-packed movies bring in billions to their studios, and Disney is no exception. In recent history, some of The Walt Disney Company’s most successful films have been based on comic book heroes — including Captain America, The Avengers, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten ...

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Famed Disney Musician, Gene Cipriano, Dead at 94

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When it comes to making a movie, some of the people who get the most attention are the actors, the director, the producers, and the writers. However, many people will tell you that one of the things that makes a movie the emotional experience that it is, is the perfect music that plays throughout. The music conveys every emotion the ...

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‘Bluey’ Fans Not Happy With Pup’s Misgendering During Thanksgiving Parade

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Bluey has been on the air for about four years and is one of the most popular shows for young children. Bluey tells the story of Bluey — an Australian Blue Heeler dog and her family. Bluey was produced by Ludo Studio for Australian children, but the studio soon teamed up with The Walt Disney Company to bring Bluey and her family to American audiences. ...

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Christine McCarthy Led the Charge For Firing Bob Chapek, But Only Because He Couldn’t Get to Her First

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It’s been less than a week since Susan Arnold — the Chairman of Disney’s Board of Directors — announced that Bob Chapek was no longer Chief Executive Officer and former CEO Bob Iger would be returning to immediately take Chapek’s place. The news shocked almost everyone — including Bob Chapek — as Disney had just extended Chapek’s contract in September. ...

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Is Disney Planning on Ending the Reservation System In Just Weeks?

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When Disney theme parks were finally allowed to open after their forced COVID closure, strict health and safety protocols were in place, even before you entered the Parks. Guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort (and later Disneyland Resort) were required to make a reservation to visit a Park, in addition to purchasing their ticket. This was done so Disney could ...

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Bob Iger Felt Chapek Lacked Empathy, the Pandemic Made That Clear

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It’s been a whirlwind few days, but Bob Iger is once again settling into his role as Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Company. Iger became CEO again when Disney’s Board Chair Susan Arnold announced that Bob Chapek was being terminated, effective immediately. The news was shocking to many, even though Disney fans had been calling for Chapek’s firing since ...

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