Warner Bros. Discovery head honcho David Zaslav had a extremely powerful time gettin’ his phrases out at Boston College’s commencement ceremony … as a result of the group was heckling him with a barrage of ‘boo’s — over the continued writers strike.
Zaslav was the graduation speaker Sunday for BU’s class of 2023, however within the sea of caps and robes, many grads gave him a bit of their thoughts as he tried to encourage … speaking about the best way to take care of tough folks.
Video and pics from my IATSE good friend on the BU Commencement / Zaslav picket in Boston. Massive turnout with a great deal of completely different unions attending.#wga#wgaStrong#wgaStrike pic.twitter.com/qpe2KCXgAf
— Calvin Starnes (@CalvinStarnesOG) Might 21, 2023
The mantra — “PAY YOUR WRITERS” — was deafening, to the purpose Zaslav needed to push pause as the group roared its disapproval.
There have been protests outdoors the venue and a few of the demonstrators even made their approach into the occasion.
The WGA is demanding truthful wages and a ban on AI in writers rooms. The strike’s been occurring for almost 4 weeks without end.
We have seen a bunch celebs and meals vehicles present up at protests throughout the nation … and there was even a reasonably humorous anti-AI banner flying excessive within the sky — directed at Zaslav and the opposite studio heads.
Zaslav by no means spoke concerning the WGA strike throughout his prolonged speech … nevertheless it appears like of us within the viewers dealt with that matter for him.