Perlmutter helmed Marvel throughout its sale to Disney and later served as an government chair. Throughout his 30-year tenure at Marvel, Perlmutter has been blamed for holding again the inclusion of girls and folks of coloration within the studio’s movies. In a set of leaked emails from 2014, Perlmutter argued that previous superhero motion pictures with a feminine lead flopped, whereas a memoir from Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that he needed to get previous Perlmutter’s “roadblocks” when getting motion pictures like Black Panther and Captain Marvel into manufacturing.
Past his infamous interference with the course of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, right here’s a listing of among the different scandals that the 80-year-old Perlmutter has reportedly been concerned in, which embrace (however aren’t restricted to): allegedly bribing a New York police officer to expedite the method of renewing his gun license; supposedly influencing the Division of Veterans Affairs utilizing his connection to Donald Trump’s golf course; and a White Lotus-esque authorized dispute involving tennis courts, stolen DNA, and hate mail.
Extra just lately, Perlmutter helped fire up a proxy struggle at Disney by supporting his longtime pal Nelson Peltz’s marketing campaign to get on Disney’s board. The 2 males shared the identical views on value chopping.