California: From making promises, teasing products to tweeting controversial posts, Elon Musk uses Twitter a little too much. It’s not only his serious tweets that garner attention. In fact, most of his tweets never go unnoticed.
Here are SpaceX and Tesla CEO’s top five tweets of 2019 that made both headlines and grabbed eyeballs.
Alcoholic monkey becomes Elon Musk’s Twitter picture
In mid June, the profile picture of Musk was a baby monkey holding a beautiful emerald blue-coloured bottle of famous gin brand named Bombay Sapphire — that gets its name from the popularity of gin in India during the British Raj.
Musk tells court his net worth $20 billion but is short on cash
The tech mogul, during the second day of his courtroom appearance as a defendant in a defamation case filed by Vernon Unsworth, a British man, over paedo guy tweet, disclosed that his net worth was $20 billion (roughly Rs 1,43,000 crore) but he was short on cash.
Musk’s response to mother sharing a 1995 photo of him fixing car window
Musk’s mother, Maye Musk posted a photo that showed him working on the broken window of a 1978 BMW back in 1995 to which he responded that he could not afford to pay for a mechanic to fix his car, so he did it himself with junkyard parts.
Musk wishes troubled Boeing Starliner mission luck
Musk sent his best wishes to the unmanned Boeing Starliner spacecraft, which didn’t reach the planned orbit.
“Orbit is hard. Best wishes for landing; swift recovery to next mission,” Musk tweeted after NASA revealed that Starliner was in an unplanned, but stable orbit.
Musk’s love for Baby Yoda
Musk apparently loves Baby Yoda, which is a fictional character from the Star Wars Disney+ original television series The Mandalorian. He keeps tweeting memes about the character with heart emojis.