Former CEO Bob Iger Shuts Down ‘Ridiculous’ Rumors of Potential Return to Disney

The recently retired Disney executive, Bob Iger, sat down with The New York Times in a recent interview talking all about how “Star Wars” helped Disney survive the streaming wars, rumors about a potential return to The Walt Disney Company, and more.

Iger sat down with Kara Swisher of The New York Times and addressed the rumors of potentially returning as CEO of The Walt Disney Company again.

When Kara said, “There are rumors that you could become Disney’s CEO again.” Iger replied by simply saying, “Well, that’s ridiculous.”

Iger continued and said, “I was CEO for a long time. You can’t go home again. I’m gone.”

Iger officially retired from The Walt Disney Company at the end of last year.

To read and listen to the entire interview, click here to be brought to The New York Times website.