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Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, recently made headlines with his strong remarks against advertisers during an interview with the New York Times’ Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Musk’s Verbal Attack on Advertisers
Musk lashed out at advertisers, stating, “they’re trying to blackmail me with advertising, blackmailing me with money, go f–k yourself”. He specifically mentioned Bob Iger, the CEO of Disney, saying, “Hey Bob, if you are in the audience. That’s how I feel, don’t advertise,”.

The Aftermath: Disney+ Subscriptions Cancellation
Following Musk’s remarks, many reportedly canceled their Disney+ subscriptions. Musk added that users “already are,” boycotting Disney services.

The Advertising Crisis
Musk’s remarks came amidst a growing controversy involving him. Major companies like Disney, IBM, and Apple paused advertising on Musk’s platform, X, formerly known as Twitter. This advertising crisis was triggered by Musk’s response to an anti-Semitic comment.

Public Support for Musk
Despite the controversy, Musk seems to have public support. The hashtag #CancelDisney trended on X, indicating users’ support for Musk.

Insiders View
Musk’s stand against advertising has stirred up debates and led to a significant impact on Disney+. As the situation unfolds, it will be interesting to see the long-term effects of this controversy.

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