Elon Musk is obviously restoring his claims that a British scuba diver who helped in the rescue of a youth soccer group from a Thai cavern previously this year is a kid molester.
In a July tweetstorm, the Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO identified Vernon Unsworth, a scuba diver who assisted rescue 12 kids and their soccer coach from a flooded cavern, a “,” after Unsworth slammed a submarine rescue prepare the billionaire had actually proposed. The tweet has actually considering that been erased and Musk excused the remark.
Musk doubled down on the allegation in an e-mail sent out recently to Buzzfeed, calling Unsworth a “child rapist” who had actually relocated to Thailand to take a kid bride-to-be.
“I suggest that you call people you know in Thailand, find out what’s actually going on and stop defending child rapists, you f–king asshole,” Musk composed in an e-mail that Buzzfeed releasedTuesday “He’s an old, single white guy from England who’s been traveling to or living in Thailand for 30 to 40 years, mostly Pattaya Beach, until moving to Chiang Rai for a child bride who was about 12 years old at the time.”
Musk has actually used no proof to support his claims, and Unsworth lawyer L. Lin Wood rejected the most recent allegation in a declaration to Buzzfeed.
“Elon Musk can tweet his vindictive and vicious lie about Mr. Unsworth a hundred times and it will still be a lie,” Wood composed in a declaration. “After deleting the initial accusation and tweeting an apology, Mr Musk has continued to republish his false and unsupportable accusation. His conduct demonstrates that his recklessness is intentional and designed to harm Mr. Unsworth.”
Musk’s fight with Unsworth obviously started when Unsworth called Musk’s participation in the rescue effort a “PR stunt,” informing CNN his submarine would not have actually made it 50 metres into the cavern and stating Musk might “stick his submarine where it hurts.”
Buzzfeed likewise spoke with Woranan Ratrawiphukkun, Unsworth’s 40- year-old sweetheart, who informed Buzzfeed they have actually been dating for 7 years however decreased to respond to concerns about their relationship.
Unsworth, who could not instantly be grabbed remark, stated in July he was thinking about legal action versus Musk.
Musk agents didn’t instantly react to an ask for remark.
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