TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer Quits Amid Trump Pressure

The former Disney executive only started in June 

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Kevin Mayer, seen here at the 2019 D23 Expo, joined TikTok from Disney just two months ago. Getty Images

Kevin Mayer, who joined TikTok as CEO only two months ago, resigned from the short-form video sharing site overnight. The former Disney streaming executive was the all-American solution to TikTok’s biggest woe: its Chinese origins. 

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