Friday, 19 October, 2018

Cave diver prepares to sue Elon Musk over 'pedo' claim

Elon Musk renews 'pedo' controversy, asks if it's 'strange' the British diver hasn't sued Elon Musk Doubles Down On 'Pedo' Comment Against Diver Vernon Unsworth Who Rescued Thai Football Team
Lindsey Cook | 30 August, 2018, 11:57

Months after the rescue Elon Musk asked why Mr Unsworth hadn't sued him. "He was offered free legal services", Musk said in a response to Drew Olanoff, who is vice president of communications for Scaleworks, a San Antonio-headquartered venture equity firm. "According to a subsequent Twitter post, you did so out of anger". But earlier this week, Musk, baited by some other Twitter users, brought the subject back up, declaring it "strange" that Unsworth never sued him. "I also spent considerable time listening to current shareholders, large and small, to understand what they think would be in the best long-term interests of Tesla".

In a statement to Sky News after Musk's latest tweets, Unsworth said "It's all being dealt with, that's all I can say".

But Musk received a rude awakening in the form of a reply from attorney Wood, who tweeted that Musk "should check his mail before tweeting", and shared an image of the defamation notice.

"So you actually did nothing and yet imply you are a truth-seeker", wrote Mr Musk.

Unsworth had criticised a mini-submarine that Musk had delivered for the rescue as impractical and said he could "stick [it] where it hurts".

"Nonetheless, his actions against me do not justify my actions against him, and for that I apologize to Mr. Unsworth and to the companies I represent as leader", Musk tweeted. Musk's Twitter page has been prone to these tweets, as the platform lacks moderation or voting mechanisms, allowing for scammers to reach the top of the reply chain easily.

More news: Cuomo, Nixon spar in debate; Cuomo nixes presidential talk
More news: Pope Francis Remains Silent on Archbishop’s Call for Him to Resign
More news: Chelsea Manager Maurizio Sarri Gives Update On Future Of Eden Hazard

The SEC already had been investigating whether Musk's vehicle production forecasts may have misled investors before the regulator started scrutinizing whether he had secured funding for a Tesla buyout, Bloomberg News reported on August 9. One read: "Sorry pedo guy, you really did ask for it".

Unsworth had said he was considering taking legal action against Musk.

Reports that emerged after the tweet and a statement from Musk suggested that, at the time of the tweet, he did not have legally-binding agreements in place that would provide enough funding to convert Tesla into a private company.

Elon Musk is denying that he cried during a recent interview with The New York Times in which he described how he'd become overwhelmed by the stress of running electric auto company Tesla.

Musk's representatives didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.

Recommended

Schiff: McGahn's resignation shows White House is in 'attack mode' against Mueller Schiff: McGahn's resignation shows White House is in 'attack mode' against Mueller According to the Post , Trump has consulted recently with his personal lawyers about the probability of impeachment proceedings. Flynn was forced to resign after reports revealed Yates' warning to McGahn about Flynn's conduct.

President Trump Tweets 'Deepest Sympathies' After John McCain's Death President Trump Tweets 'Deepest Sympathies' After John McCain's Death McCain served in the Senate for over 30 years and is regarded by most Americans as a Vietnam War hero. "Sounds like a good idea". While Trump's signature wouldn't be required for a Senate resolution, the tug of war Republicans may feel could be a factor.

Trump Breaks His Silence: 'I Respect Sen. McCain's Service To Our Country' Trump Breaks His Silence: 'I Respect Sen. McCain's Service To Our Country' Bush and Barack Obama , who blocked McCain's own White House ambitions, are among those expected to speak at McCain's funeral. After McCain died on Saturday , the flags at the White House were lowered to half staff.

Puppy in the palace: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan get a dog Puppy in the palace: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan get a dog Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly adopted a new four-legged friend for their family, according to The Mirror. Prince William and Duchess Catherine are the proud parents of family pooch, black cocker spaniel Lupo.

WA regional MP Melissa Price set to be new federal environment minister WA regional MP Melissa Price set to be new federal environment minister Mr Turnbull became the fourth prime minister to be dumped by his or her own party since 2010 in response to poor opinion polling. She added she hasn't yet decided whether she will run for office in the country's next general election, set for 2019.

Trump Organization financial chief Weisselberg 'given immunity' Trump Organization financial chief Weisselberg 'given immunity' It was not clear whether Weisselberg and Pecker testified as part of investigations targeting someone other than Cohen. In a separate development, the NY attorney general is moving to open a state criminal tax investigation into Cohen.

Prince George, 5, Attends First Hunt to Royal Backlash Prince George, 5, Attends First Hunt to Royal Backlash The hunt took place at the Queen's summer retreat, Balmoral Castle in Scotland, where she is expected to remain until October. One person noted that Prince William has previously spoken about the decline of certain global wildlife populations.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri surprised by Rafa Benitez's defensive tactics Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri surprised by Rafa Benitez's defensive tactics Newcastle , meanwhile, is 0-1-1 in the Premier League thus far, securing its first point of the season last weekend at Cardiff. Chelsea , meanwhile, now sits joint-top of the table with Liverpool and Watford , trailing Liverpool only on goal difference.

Horrifying Video Captures Audio of Deadly Madden NFL ’19 Shooting Horrifying Video Captures Audio of Deadly Madden NFL ’19 Shooting Survivors of February's high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, expressed sorrow at news of another mass shooting in the state. Sadly, he was one of the gunman's two victims. "RIP to two of our brothers and speedy recovery for the others injured", he wrote.

Remembering John McCain: ‘America came first with him at all times’ McCain requested that Bush and Obama deliver eulogies at his funeral, while not inviting Trump. As Hume points out, it doesn't contain a "kind word about McCain himself".

Arsenal off the mark after beating turgid West Ham Arsenal off the mark after beating turgid West Ham Arsenal manager Unai Emery faced a very different type of press conference following his team's win over West Ham. Visiting West Ham are also yet to pick up a point since Manuel Pellegrini took over at the London Stadium .

Urban Meyer And The Benefit Of The Doubt Urban Meyer And The Benefit Of The Doubt OSU said investigators interviewed more than 40 witnesses and reviewed thousands of documents during the two-week investigation. Brett McMurphy's report alleged that Shelley Meyer had been texting with Zach Smith's ex-wife about the allegations .

Liverpool vs. Brighton & Hove Albion - Football Match Report Liverpool vs. Brighton & Hove Albion - Football Match Report The Brazilian is hoping to get some game time at his new club in the coming weeks and broke his silence after the 1-0 win against Brighton on Saturday evening.

S&P 500 touches record high, equals longest-ever bull run S&P 500 touches record high, equals longest-ever bull run S&P 500 e-minis were up 5 points, or 0.17 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 18.5 points, or 0.25 percent. The S&P 500 saw resistance near a new closing high, with the Dow Jones also closing lower on Wednesday.

Arsenal off the mark as West Ham fall at the Emirates Arsenal off the mark as West Ham fall at the Emirates For the second half we were speaking in the dressing room and to help more inside with two midfielders. In the last match of the pre-season, against Lazio, I did it with Lacazette and Nketiah.