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15 Tweets By Elon Musk That Created Controversies

| Published on August 27, 2019

Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO, one of the most followed tech CEOs on Twitter, has a range of tweets. He has a huge fan following on Twitter (even beyond), where he manages to stir with his tweets from bizarre and downright absurd to eccentric and funny.

Here are the top 15 best and worst tweets by him.

1. Called Jeff Bezos a “copycat”

Elon Musk tagged Jeff Bezos in his tweet, when the Amazon CEO revealed that they were planning to launch 3000 satellites for internet and called him a “copycat”.

2. Rumors of Elon Musk being an alien

He had to answer those silly questions like “are you an alien?”. He tweeted saying that he was not an alien, but he used to be one (the sarcasm is real).

3. A $20 million tweet

He tweeted about taking Tesla public. But it didn’t go down well with the US SEC. Musk had to face a court battle, where he was asked to be careful with his tweets regarding Tesla and had to pay a fine of $20 million.

4. Stuck in traffic tweet

He tweeted about the idea of building a hyperloop, which allegedly helps reduce travel time. All this was done when he was fed-up of the traffic.

5. The nuke mars tweet

He tweeted Nuke Mars, which was propagated by him in the past, but this time it was about t-shirts.

6. “Weird”- Confirmed!

The answer to someone asking him, “Are you weird?”, was not very surprising. As people who knew would definitely have known his answer would be “Yes”, without any doubt.

7. A controversial tweet

Musk ended up creating a bit of controversy by calling someone a pedophile, when a group of kids from Thailand were trapped in a cave.

8. The three magical words

This was a tweet where he expressed his love for Twitter with his three magical words.

9. Technically alcoholic tweet

One tweet about alcohol, where he said that alcohol was a solution, ‘technically’.

10. The denial

The tweet where he denied either of the rumors of him building a spaceship to get back to his home planet Mars, and him being from Mars, of-course.

11. Secret of late-night tweets

Musk is known for his late-night tweets. Someone asked what made him do so. His reply was, a little red wine, vintage record and some ambien… and magic.

12. Anti-selfie guy

Once musk tweeted about why he didn’t like to take selfies, in one word- “Self-hatred”.

13. A bizarre tweet

Once he made a bizarre tweet about ceiling being the floor and floor being the ceiling, which no one understood.

14. Rating Journalists

This tweet was related to creating a site to rank the credibility of journalists over any article.

15. The lash out

Once he tweeted about how media houses claim to present the truth, but actually publish only the sugarcoated lies.

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