Disney World Asks Santa DoppelgÃ¤nger to Change Clothes or Leave the Park Heather Bond July 30, 2012 Florida, News 1 Comment Bah humbug Disney Â©Kanko* Last month, Thomas Tolbert, a Santa Claus impersonator, made a trip to Walt Disney World with relatives. On the third day of his visit, the happiest place on Earth asked him to change his appearance or leave. Tolbert had posed for photos with other Disney guests and cast members, as he looks like Santa. Disney had concerns that his appearance was confusing to guests and asked that he wear a different outfit. Tolbert was dressed in very casual clothes, far from a Santa uniform. He refused the park’s offer to change into a plain white shirt, left the park and was given park passes to return at another time. “Disney does not own the image of Santa,” he told CNN. “Santa Claus is not owned by anybody except for the world.” Find more on the story at USA Today. One Response Joselyn Seifer January 21, 2013 Thomas made a great point! Disney doesn’t own the image of Santa Claus. Now, they do own a lot of other images, but that’s not one of them! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... * seven + 9 = Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.