Elon Musk Says Claims He’s Antisemitic ‘Bogus’ After Bolstering Antisemitic Tweet | EUROtoday
Elon Musk pushed again towards “bogus media stories” on Sunday after he sparked a contemporary wave of criticism for endorsing an antisemitic publish on X.
“This past week, there were hundreds of bogus media stories claiming that I am antisemitic,” Musk wrote on his social media community, previously often called Twitter. “Nothing could be further from the truth.”
“I wish only the best for humanity and a prosperous and exciting future for all.”
The outspoken billionaire described a social media publish on X as “the actual truth” final week. The publish in query claimed Jewish communities have been pushing “hatred against whites that they claim to want people to stop using against them.”
“I’m deeply disinterested in giving the tiniest shit now about western Jewish populations coming to the disturbing realization that those hordes of minorities that support flooding their country don’t exactly like them too much,” the publish learn.
Jewish teams shortly condemned the publish and Musk’s endorsement, calling it the “kind of antisemitism that leads to massacres.” The White House additionally weighed in, calling Musk’s publish an “abhorrent promotion of antisemitic and racist hate.”
The criticism prompted advertisers, together with Disney, Apple and IBM, to drag their adverts from X briefly.
X has confronted a barrage of criticism following Musk’s acquisition, with civil rights teams accusing the platform of constructing it simpler for hate speech to proliferate on-line. Musk himself has sparred with the Anti-Defamation League, a bunch that works to fight hate towards Jewish individuals, threatening to sue the nonprofit for a decline in promoting gross sales.