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Why Elon Musk Is Tweeting About “Rumours Of Affair With Bill Gates”


Elon Musk has a historical past of being outspoken on social media.

Tesla chief govt Elon Musk has a historical past of being outspoken on social media. This time, his refined dig at Bill Gates – who lately slammed Mr Musk for his feedback on the coronavirus pandemic – has amused many on Twitter. 

On Tuesday, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates spoke at size about coronavirus misinformation in an interview with CNBC. Mr Gates additionally touched upon Elon Musk and his controversial feedback on the pandemic, suggesting that he ought to persist with matters he is aware of finest.

According to The Atlantic, Mr Musk had earlier downplayed the hazards of the virus – suggesting that deaths because of COVID-19 could have been overcounted and lockdowns could not have been mandatory. His feedback have earned him social media’s ire.

“Elon’s positioning is to maintain a high level of outrageous comments,” Mr Gates mentioned to CNBC, reacting to the controversial feedback. “He’s not much involved in vaccines. He makes a great electric car. And his rockets work well. So he’s allowed to say these things. I hope that he doesn’t confuse areas he’s not involved in too much.”

Elon Musk responded not directly to the remark this afternoon with a hilarious tweet. “The rumor that Bill Gates & I are lovers is completely untrue,” he wrote on Twitter.

His tweet has collected over 99,000 ‘likes’ and hundreds of amused reactions. 

This isn’t the primary time that Mr Musk has taken a swipe at his fellow tech billionaire. In February this yr, he also took a dig at Mr Gates for selecting a Porsche over a Tesla whereas shopping for his first electrical automobile. 

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