Stumbling on Sexual Harassment, Elon Musk Gives the Scandal Name ‘Elongate’

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Elon Musk is accused of doing sexual harassment against a flight attendant SpaceX. The case that is currently sticking out is responded to by this billionaire in a joking tone.

When bad news about him spread widely, Musk immediately denied the information.

He then responded to the issue of the sexual harassment scandal with a joking tone. In fact, Musk called his case ‘Elongate’.

“Finally, we can use Elongate as his scandalous name. It seems perfect,” Musk wrote on his Twitter account, ending with a laughing emoji.

Nudge Elon Musk it quotes his tweet a year ago, if there is an issue sexual harassment that befell him.

Media Insider reports that the harassment incident occurred at a time when Elon Musk traveling on one of his private planes on a flight to London, in 2016 or 6 years ago. No mention of the type of aircraft in question, but indeed he often uses a private jet.

The flight attendant in question who works for SpaceX, not identified and has reportedly agreed to accept silence over the case with Elon Musk. He was paid by SpaceX USD 250,000 (Rp 3.6 billion) not to file a lawsuit.

The flight attendant also signed an agreement prohibiting her from saying anything negative about Musk and his companies, including SpaceX and Tesla. This includes talking about the payment itself.

The chronology of the case has also been reported by Insider. During a massage session, Musk allegedly removed the cloth covering his lower body and to the flight attendant. Touching the flight attendant’s feet, Musk reportedly offered to buy him a horse if he did more. The flight attendant is said to have refused Elon Musk’s wishes.

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“If I had been involved in sexual harassment, this could not have been the first that has come to light in my 30-year career,” Musk said in response to Insider that carried the story.

In other words, Elon Musk claim that if there was such a case, it would have long been revealed. Then on Twitter, Elon also defended himself that the emergence of the case sexual harassment This to the surface is because of politics.

“Attacks against me have to be seen through a political lens, this is their standard game, but nothing will stop me from fighting for a good future and your right to free speech,” he said.


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