The only good thing about about having friends who work at Disney is getting the inside skinny on what’s happening in the land of the Hollywood Woke. They love to talk about how radical leftism is destroying the company they work for as they keep their conservative leanings private. But they’ve been “red-pilled” for over three years now with your truly at least partially to blame.
They came to me with a juicy nugget this afternoon. Apparently, some of the managers were on a meeting Friday detailing their plans to reduce their public display of wokeness. I yawned at first; backlash from just over a week ago for pushing Critical Race Theory had already hit the news cycle. But then they gave me a reason for the sudden meeting that I wasn’t anticipating. It wasn’t the backlash that worried them. It was the subscriptions, or lack thereof, for Disney+.
The Woke Disney Company’s newest flagship project fell short of Wall Street expectations by 6.6 million subscribers. I’ll just let that hang there for a minute. read more