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Elon Musk claims advertisers are trying to ‘blackmail’ him, says ‘Go f— yourself’

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Elon Musk claims advertisers are trying to ‘blackmail’ him, says ‘Go f— yourself’
Elon Musk

Speaking at the 2023 DealBook Summit in New York on Wednesday, Elon Musk, the owner of social media site X (formerly Twitter), scoffed at advertisers leaving the platform because of antisemitic posts he amplified there.

“If somebody’s gonna try to blackmail me with advertising? Blackmail me with money? Go f—yourself. Go. F—. Yourself. Is that clear?” Musk singled out Disney CEO Bob Iger in the audience, saying “Hi Bob!”

He also implied that his fans would boycott those advertisers in kind. “The whole world will know that those advertisers killed the company and we will document it in great detail,” Musk threatened.

Read the rest of the story at NBC News