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Disney CEO Bob Iger addresses ‘Don’t Say Gay’ fallout, importance

Bob Iger poses with Mickey Mouse attends Mickey’s 90th Spectacular at The Shrine Auditorium on October 6, 2018 in Los Angeles. Valerie Macon | AFP | Getty Images Following criticism of its past handling of LGBTQ issues, Disney CEO Bob Iger on Monday told employees that inclusion and acceptance are among the “core values” of […]

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Disney hiring freeze will stay in place, CEO Bob Iger tells

Chief executive officer and chairman of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger and Mickey Mouse look on before ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, November 27, 2017 in New York City. Getty Images Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger said Monday during his first town hall since returning to the company […]

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Bob Dylan apologizes for using autopen device to ‘hand-sign’ new …

Written by Toyin Owoseje, CNN Bob Dylan has apologized for an “error in judgment,” after it emerged that he used a machine to autograph special copies of his new book that had been advertised as “hand-signed.” Fans who paid $599 for one of 900 copies of the music legend’s new book “Philosophy of Modern Song” […]

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Bob Dylan Passed Out on the Floor During His First Meeting With The Beatles

In 1964, Bob Dylan met The Beatles. Dylan, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr were some of the biggest names in music at the time, and their meeting was historic. Dylan wasn’t conscious for much of it, though. According to his tour manager, Victor Maymudes, Dylan passed out on the floor not […]

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Disney CEO Bob Iger to hold town hall with employees on Monday

Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger will speak to employees at 9 a.m. PT Monday in a town hall, marking his return to the company. Iger said in a memo to employees he will discuss the future of Disney and answer questions about what’s ahead. He’ll speak […]

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Paul McCartney Was so Grateful to Bob Dylan’s Tour Manager That He Hugged Him for ’10 Minutes’

In 1964, Bob Dylan met Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and John Lennon. Dylan and The Beatles were two of the biggest musical acts at the time, and they all admired each other’s work. Their meeting was particularly significant to The Beatles because Dylan introduced them to marijuana for the first time. McCartney was […]

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Disney is counting on Bob Iger to make hard decisions about its streaming and TV assets – or find someone who will

Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company, pauses while speaking during an Economic Club of New York event in Midtown Manhattan on October 24, 2019 in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images For nearly three years, Bob Chapek had a plan at Disney: Bob Iger’s plan. “We are […]

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NFT Possibilities For Disney Are ‘Extraordinary’: How Bob Iger’s Return Could Propel Web3 Growth – Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

With recent struggles for The Walt Disney Company DIS, a former CEO is being brought in to help steer the company forward. Could that next phase of growth include a deeper connection in the world of Web3? What Happened: Disney announced on Sunday that CEO Bob Chapek has stepped down and is being immediately replaced […]

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Bob Dylan’s teenage love letters sell for over $650,000 at auction | CNN

CNN  —  Bob Dylan’s teenage love letters sold for a whopping $669,875 on Friday. The lot consists of 42 letters written by Dylan – then Robert Zimmerman – to his high school sweetheart, Barbara Ann Hewitt. The letters span 150 pages hand-written by the young musician. The “unprecedented archive” was sold by RR Auction, a […]

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Bob Iger’s back as Disney CEO. What’s next for Disney World, Disney+?

Disney fans who’ve spent the past few years decrying Bob Chapek’s leadership at The Walt Disney Company are reveling in Bob Iger’s sudden return as Disney CEO. Iger is beloved among longtime Disney fans, and many have expressed hope that he will reverse major changes made while Chapek was at the helm. Those include the introduction of theme park reservation requirements and […]