Elon Musk: "Hate and Fanatism Hate": Why more and more stars turn off Twitter
Tesla boss Elon Musk (51) a new coup a few days ago. The entrepreneur bought the Twitter social media platform. But after the takeover it seems to go down with the number of subscribers, and celebrities like Gigi Hadid (27) also leave the platform. © Getty Images for the Met Museum/Vogue Elon Musk: "Grube from Hass & Fanatism": Why more and more stars from Twitter Elon Musk: Is it going downhill with Twitter? Above all, the farewell of some stars from the short message service is noticeable.
Elon Musk has declared he is not “suicidal” and said if he took his life it would not be “real”. © Provided by BANG Showbiz Elon Musk
He made the statements in a question-and-answer session on Saturday (03.12.22) while discussing potential retaliation for his so-called “Twitter Files” leaks.
While answering enquiries about his personal safety, a day after journalist Matt Taibbi published information about censorship on the social media site, Kim Dotcom asked Elon, 51, if he was having any “suicidal thoughts”.
Elon replied: “I do not have any suicidal thoughts. If I committed suicide, it’s not real.”
The Tesla tycoon, who completed his $44 billion takeover of Twitter on October 28, added he felt he faced a heightened risk to his personal safety including attempts on his life due to his high-profile actions at Twitter.
Whoopi Goldberg DELETES her Twitter account after Elon Musk's takeover
Whoopi Goldberg closed her Twitter account following a monologue on the The View which said the platform was a 'mess'.Goldberg, 66, closed her account following a monologue on the The View in which said the social media platform was a ‘mess’.
He said: “Frankly, the risk of something bad happening or literally even being shot is quite significant.
“I’m definitely not going to be doing any open-air car parades, let me put it that way. It’s not that hard to kill me if somebody wanted to, so hopefully they don’t.
“Maybe I should be more worried than I am, but I think generally, if you do right by the people, you have the people on your side.”
In May, dad-of-10 Elon posted a cryptic tweet after clashing with a Russian official online, stating: “If I die under mysterious circumstances, it’s been nice knowin ya.”
Hate speech on Twitter is rising under Elon Musk, say campaigners .
The Centre for Countering Digital Hate said the number of tweets containing hate speech have risen sharply since the billionaire’s takeover.The Centre for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) said Mr Musk’s recent tweet suggesting that hate speech impressions are down by a third was “misleading” because it focused on how often tweets were seen, rather than how many containing hate speech were actually being posted to the site.