Disney Adults BREAK Internet after Bob Chapek removal

The Walt Disney Company absolutely set the world on fire when it was announced late Sunday evening that CEO Bob Chapek had stepped away, effective immediately.

Inside the Magic reported on the news as it happenedand Disney released a statement on the matter minutes after the report, which first came from reporter Scott Gustin, broke.

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“We thank Bob Chapek for his service to Disney throughout his long career, including navigating the company through the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic,” Susan Arnold saidChairman of the board of directors.

Disney also announced that retired CEO Bob Iger would return for two years. Iger was CEO of The Walt Disney Company between 2005 and 2020.

According to a release from Disney, Iger will serve for two years after Chapek decides to step down.

However, it wasn’t just Disney that caused a stir on the internet. Disney adults broke the internet with their reactions, which came in by the thousands, about no more Disney CEO Bob Chapek.

@L1GHTF00TS snippet on Twitter:


User @MadnessInMySoul shared a message with Bob Chapek:

To Bob Chapek:

@JohnDiLillo said Chapek was “no friend” to Disney adults.

Bob Chapek‘s tenure as CEO was honestly far preferable to iger’s because his utter incompetence reminded him disney adults that he was not their friend. meanwhile people made fan art of iger after the corporate merger that demolished 20th century fox

@romxnholidxy said the news “was the best they’ve ever received.”

Bob Chapek being forced out and Iger returning as CEO of Disney is the best news I’ve ever received and honestly, I could literally quit my job and drive to Orlando tomorrow, I’m so happy

The number of tweets and posts about Chapek has literally reached the thousands and has already been trending upwards across the internet to one of the most searched topics on the webin a few minutes.

Bob Chapek he was responsible for many controversial decisions which shocked not only Disney adults, but many other fans. Chapek raised ticket prices several times at Disney Parks, including Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, and fans weren’t happy with other implementations, including Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane.

Multiple times, Disney cast members he complained about Chapek’s leadershipwhich saw huge wage debates and ultimately, the decision was made to leave the company.

Fans have been asking for Chapek to date for some time, and they have been multiple petitions calling for his dismissal to reach more than 100,000 signatures in recent months.

At this time, it’s unknown what changes Bob Iger might make as the new CEO and how that might affect Disney’s future.

What do you think of Bob Chapek’s presence at the Walt Disney Company? Let us know in the comments!