Contact Us

CNBC Host Outs Apple CEO?

The popular business cable channel CNBC Friday morning had a topic discussion on CEO’s who are ”gay” and the pressures that they have in the workplace   As you can imagine the topic with the panel didn’t go too smoothly

New York Times columnist Jim Stewart was a guest on the panel discussing the mysteries of why chief executives in Corporate America aren’t outing themselves left and right. He has a new column – with the very New York Timesy headline “Among Gay CEOs, The Pressure To Conform” — about former BP CEO John Browne, who has only discussed his own sexuality after retirement.

Stewart, who is openly gay, said that he was surprised that the CEOs he talked to for the column – didn’t want to go on the record to talk about their experience. At which point CNBC anchor Simon Hobbs brought up the CEO of Apple, Tim Cook…

As you can see it was an awkward television moment.  Plus Mr. Cook has not said anything about his “sexuality” to any media member, but does it really matter anymore, this is the 21st century we are living in.  There are so many things have changed our culture in America and really around the world.  I think things would be bad for Mr. Cook if he came out and said to the public that he was a Microsoft PC user!

More From MIX 97.7 FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix97fm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on MIX 97.7 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on MIX 97.7 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!