Author Archives: Becky Burkett

24 Cities file suit against The Walt Disney Company, alleging the company failed to pay millions

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Twenty-four cities have filed suit against The Walt Disney Company, accusing the media giant of failing to pay municipal franchise fees as far back as 2007, according to Blue Ribbon News. The lawsuit, filed in Dallas County, Texas, specifically accuses Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer Division and Hulu of neglecting to pay millions of dollars on franchise fees to the following municipalities: Rowlett, ...

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Disney Dining Plan Returns, a new Festival at EPCOT, a FIFTH Theme Park at Disney World, and more news we hope is REVEALED at the 2022 D23 Expo

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The 2022 D23 Expo is fast approaching, and we’ve got the rundown on all the news we’re hoping Disney drops when the event takes place in California at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 9th, 10th, and 11th. At the Expo, every Disney fan in attendance will get to learn about Disney’s latest plans and projects, including Marvel, Star Wars, ...

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Parents, advocacy council are furious over new adult content on the Disney+ streaming platform

Many parents are outraged over Disney’s decision to add adult content to its streaming platform, citing Disney’s promise not to include such content and pointing out that Disney has broken that promise and thus violated parents’ trust. Last week, Disney announced that adult content would be added to the Disney+ platform, meaning that any viewer, regardless of age (given that ...

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Billionaire CEO happy for Disney to lose the rights to Mickey Mouse, resurrecting a dark Disney controversy involving alleged animal cruelty

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A billionaire CEO has joined the growing number of public figures who eagerly await Disney’s copyright expiration on Mickey Mouse. READ ALSO: Disney’s losing the rights to Mickey Mouse, and that’s not the weirdest part of the story Entrepreneur Elon Musk has quite the diversified portfolio, especially since he’s founder and CEO of many of the companies within it. Among ...

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Amber Heard files appeal in Depp verdict, citing “court errors” and unfairness related to her First Amendment rights

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Amber Heard’s legal team has filed an official appeal with the Fairfax County, Virginia, court system in response to the jury’s verdict against the actress in the Johnny Depp defamation trial. RELATED: Disney refuses to apologize to Johnny Depp, but he’s already gotten the last word, brilliantly. On June 1, the jury in the case returned its verdict, finding that ...

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A brand-new “Toy Story”-themed cafe is open to fans, but there’s a downside

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Thankfully for diehard fans of Toy Story, the first film franchise for the PIXAR powerhouse was a huge success, leading to the creation, manufacturing, and distribution of adorable Toy Story-themed merchandise, including apparel, toys, items for the home, and collectibles of all kinds. The popularity of the Toy Story franchise has also led to the development of the new Toy ...

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