Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk strikes a pose at the 2022 Met Gala with his mother Maye
A reporter asked the world’s richest man why he would take time out for the Met Gala, which
Musk appeared dressed in his best bib and tucker as he donned a classic black tuxedo, while his mother dolled up in a Dior velvet dress which she accessorized with a tiered pearl necklace. The billionaire also showcased his funky style by doing goofy poses for photographers.
Meanwhile, he also talked about the vision for his latest acquisition – Twitter. “My goal would be to make Twitter as inclusive as possible,” Musk told Vogue livestream host LaLa Anthony. Musk added that he hopes people find the social media platform “interesting, entertaining and fun. And that it makes their lives better.”
The Tesla boss added that he would make the microblogging site transparent about how tweets are promoted or demoted. Asked about a possible exodus of employees, he said: “It’s a free country.”
“Certainly, if someone doesn’t feel comfortable with that, they’ll go somewhere else on their own. That’s fine,” Musk said.
On April 4, the participation of the world’s richest man in the microblogging site became public. He was offered a seat on the board of directors, which he declined on April 9. Five days later, on April 14, the Tesla boss offered to buy Twitter for $43 billion in cash and take it private. The “best and last” offer was $54.20 per share.
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After days of drama and suspense, the company was sold to him on April 25.