7 Dec 2019

Elon Musk wins defamation case over ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Billionaire businessman Elon Musk says his ‘faith in humanity is restored’ after he won a defamation case. Mr Musk had sent a tweet calling the British cave explorer Vernon Unsworth ‘a pedo guy’.

Mr Unsworth said that was damaging to his reputation but a jury disagreed. The spat between the two men started last year over the rescue of 12 boys who became trapped in a cave in Thailand.