Elon Musk calls Thailand diver 'child rapist' in new baseless attack
Tesla CEO, who previously called Vernon Unsworth a ‘pedo’, has faced widespread backlash over his commentsElon Musk has escalated his baseless attacks against a British diver, claiming without evidence that the man who helped rescue children from a cave in Thailand was a “child rapist” in an email to a reporter. The embattled Tesla CEO faced widespread backlash in July when he first called the diver Vernon Unsworth a “pedo” in a tweet – an unfounded claim against a man who was part of the international team that freed 12 young footballers and their coach from the Tham Luang cave complex. Musk, who had unsuccessfully attempted to assist the rescue mission, eventually apologized to Unsworth. Related: Elon Musk's 'pedo' claim is evidence only of his grossly inflated ego | Zoe Williams This was his first email to me after I asked him twice for comment on a legal threat from the rescuer's lawyer.He prefaced the email with "off the record" though I did not agree to that condition. Off the record is a two-party agreement. pic.twitter.com/szknfOMg0s Continue reading...... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Elon Musk calls Thailand diver 'child rapist' in new baseless attack, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: The Guardian - Wednesday, 5 September, 2018
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