Skip to comments.Marvel's Ike Perlmutter, a Trump Friend, Hopes Homeland Security Helped (trunc)
Posted on 11/24/2017 7:42:54 PM PST by ransomnote
Full Title: Marvel's Ike Perlmutter, a Trump Friend, Hopes Homeland Security Helped Solve Bizarre Mystery
Perlmutter is now claiming extortion and a court filing suggests that Trump's go-to lawyer may have known about it. For the longest time, decades in fact, Marvel chairman Isaac Perlmutter wouldn't show his face in public. The 74-year-old Israeli American could very well have taken a bow for rescuing Marvel Comics from bankruptcy in the 1990s or selling his company to Disney for $4 billion in 2009, but Perlmutter has never been interested in publicity. His aversion to the limelight runs so deep that he's no longer CEO of Marvel, and yet, news outlets continue to confer that title upon him because there has never been any press release announcing he had relinquished that role.
So it was an odd sight this past January when Perlmutter did make a public appearance before cameras. At a press conference, Permutter was with his friend Donald Trump. A few days before becoming President of the United States, Trump took the occasion to remark on how Perlmutter was "one of the great men of business." The following month, Perlmutter appeared again with Trump at U.S. Central Command Headquarters, causing CNBC to pause market coverage for a moment and note amazement not at what Trump said, but rather the presence of one of the country's most reclusive business figures.
(Excerpt) Read more at hollywoodreporter.com ...
Definitely a strange story.
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