Disney CEO Responds to Controversies Regarding Joy Behar, Jemele Hill

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News Story Source: National Center for Public Policy Research

National Center for Public Policy Research

Published on Mar 8, 2018


At the annual meeting of Disney shareholders on 3/8/18, CEO Bob Iger responded to Justin Danhof's questions about bias across Disney's media properties — specifically, Joy Behar's mockery of Christians on "The View" and ESPN host Jemele Hill's characterizations of President Trump as a white supremacist. Danhof is Director of the Free Enterprise Project at the National Center for Public Policy Research.

Our question can be found here:


Transcription of Iger's response:

"I don't know where I start. First of all, Joy Behar apologized to Vice President Pence directly. She made a call to him and apologized, which I thought was absolutely appropriate. I happen to take exception with what she said. I don't think it was right and I was glad to hear she apologized. On the Jemele Hill issue, the only thing I have t
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