Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company

Ron DeSantis Honored at National Event After Imposing Bans on Disney World

Disney and DeSantis, laughing while Mickey Mouse looks scared, in front of Space Mountain at Walt Disney World Resort. The DeSantis Disney battle.

On July 1, nearly 200 new laws signed by Governor Ron DeSantis took effect in Florida–many of them impacting his political rival, Walt Disney World Resort. On Wednesday, news broke that the Republican governor is fleeing Florida soon after The Walt Disney Company quietly removed some operations from the Republican state. Controversy between Governor DeSantis and The Walt Disney Company ...

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Disney Steps Up To Fund Florida After DeSantis Defunds Entire State

Entrance to Walt Disney World

Disney World is going to end up funding $15 million worth of Florida public programs because Governor Ron DeSantis decided to throw his weight around and defund the entire state over a “sexual festival” that “does all these things.” Ron DeSantis returned to Florida after the collapse of his presidential campaign and has been signing literally dozens of legislative bills ...

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Disney’s Silent Departure from Florida Endangers DeSantis Alliance

The entrance to Walt Disney World Resort as seen through a car window

Walt Disney World Resort and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently allied the history books. However, despite this new partnership, Disney is seeking operations outside Florida. Disney Is Still Seeking Operations Outside of Florida Even Though an Alliance Has Been Formed Walt Disney World Resort has shifted operations away from Central Florida amidst ongoing political tensions with Governor Ron DeSantis, particularly ...

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Disney Faces Major Setback Following Weeks of Disappointment and Unexpected Announcements

Bob Iger speaking at a podium against a blue-lit backdrop.

Disney’s stock price continues to falter despite several big wins for the company and some exciting announcements from the CEO himself. Related: Wild ‘Stranger Things’ Season 5 Trans Plotline, Rewrite Delay Dismissed Those keeping track of The Walt Disney Company on Wall Street are certainly aware Disney has failed to gain any momentum over the last few months. Earlier this ...

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Disney World Makes Decision on Controversial Aerosmith Ride

Aerosmith and Roller Coaster Disney World

Disney has put an end to rumors about one of its most thrilling attractions. Related: Disney Guest Forgotten on Broken ‘Star Wars’ Ride, Outside Communications Ceased While Walt Disney World may be home to some of the world’s most iconic and beloved attractions, few rides compare to the intensity of Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. This iconic thrill ride ...

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After Leaked Video Showed Him Claiming Disney Doesn’t Hire White Men, Exec Steps Away From the Company

On the left, a black and white image of a statue of Walt Disney holding Mickey Mouse's hand in front of Cinderella Castle at Disneyland. On the right, a color photograph shows a Disney exec in a suit with a blurred turquoise background.

It must have been quite a weekend for Disney Senior Vice President Michael Giordano. On Friday, a conservative social media outlet leaked a video of Giordano telling an unknown companion that The Walt Disney Company does not hire “white men” and the company passes over white males like himself for promotion. Senior Vice President at Disney: "There's no way we're ...

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Disney Company Faces Stock Disaster, Price Hits New Low Point

A man smiles broadly while standing in front of a castle and a statue of a man holding hands with a mouse character, iconic symbols of the Disney Company. The image is in black and white, and the atmosphere appears slightly foggy.

Following months of disappointing Wall Street results, The Walt Disney Company hit a new low, with its stock price dipping below $100 for the first time in nearly half a year. Disney’s latest stock price update comes as the company plans to reinvigorate its theme parks and upgrade its entertainment products, such as Disney+. Related: Man Goes on Attack at Universal ...

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Cast Members Held Hostage at Disneyland, Theme Park Refuses To Provide Update

Disney cast members posing in a frame that reads "we are the magic"

13,000 Disney cast members are engaged in ongoing union negotiations with Disneyland Resort. Their contract expires in weeks, but the Southern California Disney park allegedly refuses to negotiate a wage increase or better working conditions. Disney cast members increasingly demand better pay as living costs skyrocket near Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. Days ago, the federal government officially ...

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A New Path for Bob Iger: Disney CEO Accepts Royal Title

Bob Iger in a suit stands on a neatly manicured lawn in front of a historical building. He is holding an open box displaying a medal or award. A guard in red uniform stands near the entrance of the building in the background.

Disney CEO Bob Iger has been a pivotal figure in the realm of entertainment and media. His leadership at Disney has been characterized by innovation, strategic acquisitions, and the successful launch of Disney+, the company’s streaming service. Known for his sharp business acumen, Iger steered Disney through acquisitions like 21st Century Fox, further solidifying the company’s position in the industry. ...

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Legal and Political Hurdles? No Problem for Disney as Major Award Win Boosts Public Approval

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger in front of Cinderella Castle

Despite mountains of legal and political turmoil, The Walt Disney Company has won the hearts of millions of Americans by winning a prestigious award that puts the House of Mouse on one of the most unique lists in the world. Disney Scores Fourth Consecutive Prestigious Award Amid Ongoing Controversy As announced on Thursday, The Walt Disney Company has once again ...

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