The shares of his company have come down by about Rs 1.3 lakh crore after a tweet by Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles. The company CEO Musk has also suffered a loss of Rs 22.6 thousand crore. On May 1, Musk tweeted several tweets. In this, he described the stock of Tesla company as overpriced. Apart from this, he also talked about selling all his assets. In another tweet, he said that my girlfriend and pop musician Grimes is upset with me. Musk has 3.3 million followers on Twitter. He is the 24th richest person in the world with assets of Rs 2.7 lakh crore. Musk tweeted that the company’s share price was too high. Shortly after this, Tesla’s stock fell nearly 12% in the first half-hour trading on the market. However, the company’s shares later showed a boom. It’s not like this. That this is the first time Musk has performed such a joke.
Earlier on August 2018, he had said on Twitter that he wanted to turn Tesla into a private company. The company’s share price had fallen by 20% since this tweet. Apart from this, a fine of Rs 304 crore was also imposed on objectionable tweet about the future of Tesla in New York Stock Market. After this tweet, he also had to step down as the CEO of the company.
Musk is always in controversy due to absurd statements
Musk has always been in the spotlight about pranksters and absurd statements. In 2018, he made objectionable remarks on a British diver rescuing 12 children trapped in a cave in Thailand. The diver also filed a defamation case against Musk. That year during a live show in the US. He started drinking liquor and he was seen blowing the chillum.