Disney Lays Off Yehaa Bob Jackson

For the past 23 years, Yehaa Bob Jackson has been a staple of Disney World live entertainment, delighting guests in the River Roost Lounge at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort with his high-energy piano performance.  We have learned that Disney has laid off Yehaa Bob.

Bob announced the sad news on his personal Facebook page:

And that’s how it ends, not with a bang but with a whimper. I’ve just learned my act will not be returning to Disney. I made so many friends over the last 23 years, it was a great time, we had a lot of laughs together. I’ll be continuing my Sunday shows for now. I’ll keep you posted, I’m still digesting all of this-

At the time of publication, the post had received 2,00o comments.

This news is part of Disney’s plans to lay off 28,000 employees and comes after other layoffs, including the closure of the Grand Floridian Society Orchestra.

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Will you miss Yehaa Bob?