Disney sidesteps DeSantis board with royal clause

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2023
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A board picked by Florida's governor to oversee Disney's Orlando theme parks says it has been neutered by a last-minute contract with a royal clause.

Disney ran the district for over half a century until Florida legislators punished the conglomerate for slamming state laws regulating sex education.

But the new board says its authority has been bypassed by restrictive covenants that cite King Charles III.

The Republican-aligned board is hiring lawyers to settle the matter.

"We're going to have to deal with it and correct it," board member Brian Aungst...

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