Disney & Most of Hollywood Backing Gov. Newsom in Recall


California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is receiving a lifeline from celebrities as well as some of the party’s biggest figures, including Vice President Kamala Harris and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D), who are hitting the campaign trail to save Newsom from the state’s September 14 recall election.


Some of the Walt Disney Company’s top executives are supporting California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in his fight against the state’s recall election. Simultaneously, a major member of the Disney family, a descendent of company co-founder Roy O. Disney, has endorsed Republican challenger Larry Elder. The sharp political disparity is the latest indication of how far left the Disney firm has swung in recent years in comparison to its founders’ political conservatism.


Deadline reports that the Walt Disney Co. recently made a $32,400 contribution to Newsom’s re-election campaign, which it said has been spending money to fight the September 14 recall.  Among Disney executives who have donated money to the Stop the Republican Recall of Governor Newsom committee are Alan Horn, chief creative officer of Disney Studios, who has given $25,000 to the group; and Dana Walden, chair of Disney Television, who has forked over $7,500, according to publicly available state records.


Disney & Warner Bros funding Newsom


Hollywood celebrities are also helping the governor by waging a full-fledged smear campaign against the GOP, notably Republican rival Larry Elder. Stars such as Alec Baldwin, Ron Perlman, Josh Gad, and Rosanna Arquette have attempted to incite anti-GOP sentiment among their fans by asking them to vote “no” on the recall.







Mail-in voting is underway in California, and Governor Newsom is spending massive amounts of money in order to save his governorship. Billionaire left-wing donor George Soros has donated a total of $1 million to help Newsom, while Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings has given an incredible $3 million in donations..

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Jamison Ashley

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