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Elon Musk makes strange moves on the red carpet with his mother! (Video)


Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla, made his first appearance since concluding his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter last week, accompanied by his mother on the red carpet at the Met Gala.

Musk drew attention to the strange movements he was making when photographers took photographs of him and his mother as they entered the venue on Monday.

The richest man in the world was chic in his black suit, while his mother Mayi, a 74-year-old model, appeared in a velvet scarlet "Dior" dress, with "Chopard" jewellery.

Musk, 50, was asked by La La Anthony, in an interview with guests upon arrival, about his plans for Twitter, and said: "My goal, assuming everything has been done, is to make Twitter as inclusive as possible and have as many people on Twitter as possible."

Elon Musk is the richest person in the world, with Forbes estimating his net worth at about $245 billion. However, most of his wealth is tied to Tesla's shares of electric vehicles he heads.

Elon Musk sparks new controversy by tweeting "I'll buy Coca-Cola to return cocaine"!

  • Elon Musk sparks new controversy by tweeting "I'll buy Coca-Cola to return cocaine"!
  • Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla, joked that he would buy Coca
  • Cola after his high-profile purchase of Twitter, and pledged to return a bad item .
  • now very illegal - that was in the drink.

Musk, known for his bizarre social media movements and posts, took to Twitter late Wednesday evening to "announce" plans to buy the multi-billion dollar beverage company. He said, "Then I'll buy Coca-Cola to get the cocaine back."

While soft drinks have long been one of America's most popular exports

  1. Its original version contains some questionable ingredients, particularly cocaine.
  2. According to Scientific American, soda still contains coca leaf extract.
  3. from which illicit white power is derived - but only after it is "cocaine-free".

It is not clear exactly when Coca-Cola removed the property from its products, although it was likely at some point after the company bought the beverage inventor, John Pemberton (himself a lifelong morphine user), in the late 1880s.

Musk's decision to buy Twitter directly sparked waves of outrage from critics.

At the same time, his followers praised his support for free speech online, hoping to bring political neutrality to a platform that has been frequently accused of bias against conservatives.

Amid a backlash from critics, Musk has since made clear that he defines "freedom of expression" as "law-compliant", and appears to reflect an earlier statement that "freedom of expression is absolute."