Elon Musk is causing controversy on Twitter once more.
This time, the Tesla CEO and tycoon assaulted one of the divers who assumed an instrumental part in protecting the Thai soccer group that was stuck in a cave a week ago. On Sunday, Musk called him a “pedo” on the informal community stage.
Musk’s deprecatory tweet gives off an impression of being a reaction to remarks made by British diver Vern Unsworth, who helped separate the young men and their mentor from the Tham Luang cave complex. In a meeting with CNN on Friday, Unsworth, a cave explorer, said that the smaller than normal submarine Musk sent to help the safeguard mission was only “a PR stunt.”
The diver didn’t stop there, be that as it may. He said Musk could “stick his submarine where it hurts,” and that it had “absolutely no chance of working.” Unsworth said the smaller than usual sub was too long and unbending for the cave conditions and that Musk had “no conception” of what the cave entries resembled. He additionally said that Musk was requested to leave the surrender, saying that he shouldn’t have been there.
Musk let go back on Twitter throughout the end of the week, making his answer a stride too far in calling Unsworth a pedophile, making numerous on the internet based lstage request that Musk erase the tweet, which he later did. Instead, the Silicon Valley mogul stuck to his original comment, tweeting “Bet ya a signed dollar it’s true” to someone who called him out for the remark, while also saying he never saw Unsworth when he was at the cave.
Musk called the other cave divers and rescuers “unsung heroes” in an alternate tweet. He likewise defended himself, tweeting out messages amongst himself and another of the divers, Richard Stanton, as verification that his intend to utilize the smaller than expected sub to help the young men was in reality a practical solution.
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