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Photos: Check Out Bob Chapek’s $12.5 Million Estate

One year into his role as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Chapek made quite the purchase with the acquisition of a $12.5 million estate in Westlake Village, approximately one hour northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Dirt.com shared additional details as well as photos of the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath home before Chapek purchased the property, and you need to see ...

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek to meet FL Gov. DeSantis on LGBTQ+ Concerns

Ron DeSantis, Bob Chapek

During today’s Walt Disney Company Annual Shareholder meeting, Disney CEO Bob Chapek shared an updated statement regarding the state of Florida’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill that was recently passed much to the disappointment of Disney fans, and especially Cast Members across the country. Before the meeting was opened up to questions from shareholders, Chapek took the opportunity to acknowledge that he understands ...

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HBCU Joins Aspire Program With Tuition Fees Covered for Disney Cast Members

Disney Aspire is the educational and career development program created just for Disney Cast Members that covers 100% coverage for tuition costs. The program enables more than 80,000 part-time and full-time Cast Members and Walt Disney Company employees to pursue higher education through a variety of programs and institutions, and the latest college to join the program is HBCU (Historically ...

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Grammy Award-Winner Kelly Rowland to AttendThis Weekend’s Disney Dreamers Academy

2022 marks the 15th-anniversary o the Disney Dreamers Academy and this year’s event will be filled with inspirational star power to mark the occasion, including Grammy Award-winning singer Kelly Rowland who is attending the event as this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy Ambassador. The Disney Dreamers Academy was created by the Walt Disney World Resort as a one-of-a-king mentorship program where ...

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Walt Disney Company Shares Statement in Response to the Crisis in Ukraine

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Given the current crisis impacting civilians in Ukraine, the Walt Disney Company recently took to Twitter to share a statement in support of Ukrainian refugees, as well as an update on theatrical releases and other business decisions involving Russia at this time. The statement reads: Given the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and the tragic humanitarian crisis, we are pausing the ...

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Disney Launches New Social Responsibility Website

The Walt Disney Company just released its 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which outlines the company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives along with environmental sustainability, and charitable giving. The report, which highlights Disney’s emphasis on inclusion, in terms of employees, Cast Members, and in all areas of the company, also came with the debut of a new website focused exclusively ...

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Bob Chapek Highlights Happy Disney Employees

Although Disney fans and Disney Guests have expressed a lot of differing opinions about the current state of the Walt Disney Company (with some people actively trying to oust the current CEO), there are apparently still a lot of happy campers within Disney itself despite the negative opinions from external perspectives. In the first quarter 2022 Earnings Call that took ...

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek Comments on the Return of Live Entertainment at Disney Parks

Live performances around Walt Disney World have been in limited supply since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, including live theatrical shows, streetmosphere performances, and parades. During today’s earnings conference call, Disney CEO Bob Chapek commented on the current status of live entertainment at Disney Parks, as well as parameters Guests can look toward for understanding how and when additional ...

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Disney Launches Limited-Edition Mickey & Friends NFT Collection

Wondering what exactly NFTs are? You’re not alone! The latest technological craze NFT stands for “Non-fungible token,” (think trading cards or perhaps pins if that is a better metaphor for you but in an entirely digital setting). Disney just launched a new NFT collection featuring Mickey & Friends, and we’ve got the scoop. The new Mickey & Friends NFT collection ...

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Animated Movies That Are Commonly Mistaken For Disney Movies

Quest For Camelot

With all of the awesome movies that Walt Disney Pictures has been known to produce over the years, it can sometimes be hard to remember that not every hit out there is of Disney’s own making. It’s true that the boundaries have been stretched for what constitutes a “Disney” film since Disney has acquired 20th Century Fox, but there was ...

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