Old Elon is certainly not letting this one go, is he?
Elon Musk - celebrated, pioneering billionaire. Elon Musk - bloke what calls people ‘pedos’ on Twitter. They are the two types of Elon Musk, and increasingly, he appears to be favouring the second one more and more. First, he called British diver Vern Unsworth (one of the guys who helped rescue the trapped football team from the underground cave in Thailand) a “pedo guy”, then after apologising, he suddenly backtracked and went on another Twitter rant, saying “You don’t think it’s strange he hasn’t sued me? He was offered free legal services”.
So, still reckons he’s a ‘pedo’ then.
We thought that might have been the end of it, but oh no! You think Musk is going to let sleeping pedos lie? No way baby, he’s back once again and he’s still riding that big Peed Train to Doh City. He’s now piped up to Buzzfeed, sending them a worryingly specific email all about Mr Unsworth and his “pedo” activities.
In it, he says:
“I suggest that you call people you know in Thailand, find out what’s actually going on and stop defending child rapists, you fucking asshole.
“He’s an old, single white guy from England who’s been traveling to or living in Thailand for 30 to 40 years, mostly Pattaya Beach, until moving to Chiang Rai for a child bride who was about 12 years old at the time.
“There’s only one reason people go to Pattaya Beach. It isn’t where you’d go for caves, but it is where you’d go for something else. Chiang Rai is renowned for child sex-trafficking.
“As for this alleged threat of a lawsuit, which magically appeared when I raised the issue (nothing was sent or raised beforehand), I fucking hope he sues me.”
So yeah, Elon is well and truly back on it, everyone. And it appears to be baseless - there is no evidence to support his claims, especially in the face of the contrary, like, Unsworth’s 40-year-old Thai girlfriend of seven years, for example. Or the fact that he is able to hold a Thai work Visa.
So as it stands, it looks like Unsworth is preparing to sue - his lawyer, L. Lin Wood, wrote in a statement:
“Elon Musk can tweet his vindictive and vicious lie about Mr. Unsworth a hundred times and it will still be a lie.
“After deleting the initial accusation and tweeting an apology, Mr Musk has continued to republish his false and unsupportable accusation. His conduct demonstrates that his recklessness is intentional and designed to harm Mr. Unsworth.”
Seriously though, if anyone has any actual inkling of a sodding clue what is going on here, please let us know. What is 2018? What is the world, what is life, what is literally happening all the time, every day? Would be great to know. Answers on a stamped addressed mini-sub to:
“Theories as to what the hell Elon Musk is up to and/or explanations of what 2018 actually is”
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