Tesla CEO Elon Musk has apologised to British diver Vern Unsworth for labelling him a paedophile earlier this week in a now-deleted Twitter post.
Musk’s comments came in a reply to another user on Twitter.
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. The fault is mine and mine alone.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 18, 2018
Musk moments before had said his words were spoken in anger.
As this well-written article suggests, my words were spoken in anger after Mr. Unsworth said several untruths & suggested I engage in a sexual act with the mini-sub, which had been built as an act of kindness & according to specifications from the dive team leader.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 18, 2018
Tesla shares fell on Monday on his comments and recouped losses on Tuesday, rising on the week.
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