Chapek had succeeded Iger as CEO in February 2020 and had been given a three-year contract extension this past summer.
Fourth quarter revenue and operating income were below financial analysts' expectations.
Disney CEO Bob Chapek said recent theme park successes reflect more than just "pent-up demand."
Chapek's new deal starts July 1 and runs through 2025.
Genie+ and Lightning Lane have led to a 40% jump in per capita guest spending compared to 2019.
The false claim came from a site which admits it publishes satirical articles.
This is Bob Chapek's third public statement on the bill in the past week.