Billionaire Elon Musk continued to face pushback on Twitter Saturday, after he tweeted “pronouns suck”—a tweet that was seen as transphobic and drew a rebuke from his girlfriend, the musician Grimes, who replied saying she “cannot support hate.”
Elon Musk and Grimes attend the Heavenly Our bodies: Vogue & The Catholic Creativeness Costume … [+] Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Artwork on May 7, 2018 in New York Metropolis. (Picture by Theo Wargo/Getty Photos for Huffington Publish)
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The brand new dad and mom took to speaking through Twitter after the Tesla CEO first wrote “Twitter sucks,” and complained about pronouns and the contents of the still-under-construction federal stimulus bundle.
After the “pronouns suck” Tweet, which many on social media noticed as a swipe at folks utilizing gender impartial pronouns, Grimes replied.
Musk, the fifth-richest individual on the planet based on Forbes, and musician Grimes welcomed a child boy in May named X Æ A-Xii Musk.
That is hardly the primary time Musk’s tweets have raised eyebrows, together with a pricey episode in 2018 when the U.S. Securities and Change Fee sued Musk over a Tweet through which he claimed he had secured funding to take publicly-traded Tesla non-public at $420 a share.
To settle the matter, Musk agreed to step down as Tesla’s chairman and Musk and Tesla every have been required to pay a separate $20 million penalty.
Musician Grimes rebuked billionaire Elon Musk following his tweet which some noticed as transphobic.
Musk, 49, is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, which has seen its stock price soar. As of Monday afternoon, Musk’s internet worth surpassed $74 billion, which means he’s now the fifth-richest individual on the planet and as of Friday the stock was buying and selling at $1,417 a share — fairly a bounce from the tweet-suggested price.
Elon Musk Is Now The Fifth Richest Particular person In The World (Forbes)