Governor Ron DeSantis has recently released his memoir, which includes a surprising condition that he had before tying the knot with Florida's first lady at Disney World Orlando. According to the memoir, DeSantis requested that no Disney characters be present at their wedding. Although the reason behind this request is not mentioned, it adds an interesting element to the story of their special day.
The chapter in the memoir dedicated to their wedding at Disney World opens with an account of the event. It provides an insight into the couple's love story and the significance of the location for them. Although Disney characters were not present, the magical surroundings and memorable experience made their big day even more special.
"When Casey first broached the idea of getting married at Disney World, I was surprised because I did not know people even got married there," DeSantis wrote in his book.
The Florida governor revealed that he agreed to have a Disney wedding, but with one condition.
"My only condition was that no Disney characters could be part of our wedding. I wanted our special day to look and feel like a traditional wedding. I didn’t want Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck in our wedding photos," DeSantis wrote.
Scheduled for release on Tuesday, the book titled 'The Courage to Be Free' is set to hit the shelves. In a recent interview with Florida Politics, the couple shared details about their wedding at Disney World. Despite their current relationship with the Walt Disney Co., they acknowledged the irony of getting married at an amusement park.
"Well, because, you know, coming from Ohio, that’s where I grew up. And so my family always enjoyed going to Disney. I mean, that we looked forward to it. We enjoyed the rides. I mean, we enjoyed, this was just a retreat for us. And so we figured, you know, if we had this opportunity, my parents were like, man, it’d be really great to go back to Disney," Casey DeSantis said. "And one of the other great things was the fact that they did a lot of the planning for you."
The Florida first lady revealed that she has no plans to take her family to Disney World anytime soon, even though she got married at the theme park. She stated that she would wait until "things change" before returning to the popular amusement park.
"So it was a, I could just show up sort of thing. And it was really a lot of fun. It’s made a lot of news, obviously. You know, people are asking me, ‘Are you going to bring your kids back and are you going to go back to Disney?’ And I’m thinking, ‘Well, you know, not until things change a little bit over there.’ But it was a fun time."
On Monday, Governor DeSantis signed a bill into law that will result in the dissolution of Disney's self-governing authority. As a result of this legislation, the Walt Disney Co. will now be under the governance of a state board.
Trending Political News
Chick-fil-A to Test Out Bizarre New Sandwich
I like to consider myself someone who is open to exploring the menu of the restaurants I frequent, but Chick-fil-A is an exception. Give me the number one with lemonade, please. That being said, the new sandwich they are rolling out in test markets is so odd I just might have to give it a try.
Chick-fil-A has announced that it will trial a "Cauliflower Sandwich" at selected outlets in various markets.
Disney Faces Serious Backlash After Releasing 'Anti-White' Cartoon
The reboot of Disney's "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder" is facing intense criticism over a controversial rap that features children singing about slavery and reparations. The lyrics of the rap argue that America has not done enough to atone for its history of prejudice, racism, and White supremacy and therefore owes Black Americans.
Critics argue that the rap is too mature for the show's young audience, while others argue that the song is an important reminder of the history of racism in America. The rap states, "This country was built on slavery, which means slaves built this country. The descendants of slaves continue to build it. Slaves built this country and we, the descendants of slaves in America, have earned reparations for their suffering and continue to earn reparations every moment we spend submerged in a systemic prejudice, racism, and White supremacy that America was founded with and still has not atoned for."
Tom Brady Gets Slammed for Having Interesting Take on Janet Jackson's 'Wardrobe Malfunction'
Following his comment that the infamous "wardrobe malfunction" incident during Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's 2004 Super Bowl halftime show was beneficial for the NFL, Tom Brady faced criticism on Twitter.
In a recent episode of the "Let's Go" podcast featuring Tom Brady, Larry Fitzgerald, and Jim Gray, the seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback referenced the controversy surrounding Janet Jackson's performance with Justin Timberlake during Super Bowl XXXVIII, specifically alluding to the wardrobe malfunction incident that exposed her breast. The discussion occurred while they were talking about Rihanna's halftime show at Super Bowl LVII.
Ex-MSNBC Host Reveals Restrictions On What She Could Say Leading Up to 2016 Election
According to a report by the New York Post, a former political commentator at MSNBC stated that she had to obtain the network president's approval before airing any criticism of Hillary Clinton in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.
In a recent appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast on Spotify, Krystal Ball, a former co-host of "The Cycle" on MSNBC and a previous Democratic Party candidate for Congress, revealed that she received a rebuke for expressing her critical views about the Democratic presidential nominee in 2014.
'Is He Embarrassed?' Reporter Presses White House Press Secretary on Biden's Handling of UFOs, Chinese Spy Balloon
On Tuesday, a White House correspondent inquired whether President Joe Biden is feeling "embarrassed" about his management of the Chinese surveillance balloon and the three unidentified flying objects (UFOs) that were taken down by the U.S. military, during a press conference with White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.
In the past few days, President Biden instructed the U.S. military to take down four vessels that were passing over the U.S. and Canada due to their potential threat to civilian air travel and national security. Over the weekend, the military successfully shot down three unidentified objects, with one over the shores of Alaska on Friday, another over Canada on Saturday, and a third over Lake Huron on Sunday.
More Bad News for Don Lemon After Moving to Mornings
Last fall, CNN reassigned Don Lemon from his prime-time slot to a morning show, where he now co-hosts alongside Poppy Harlow and Kaitlan Collins.
Since his reassignment, Lemon has allegedly been abusive towards his co-hosts, causing stress among his staff. Additionally, he has contributed to a further decline in the network's morning viewership.