Top 10 most controversial moments of Elon Musk

From smoking joints to challenging Vladimir Putin, we present you with some of the most controversial moments of Elon Musk.

Star-Lord, Troll, and Edge Lord are some of the titles given to the world’s richest businessman Elon Musk. Every social media user is aware of how witty Musk is. From his tweets to interviews, let’s check some of the most controversial moments of Elon Musk.

Top 10 controversial moments of Elon Musk:

1. Smoking weed 

Elon Musk appeared on the Joe Rogan Podcast. During the interaction with Joe, Musk took a puff from a joint. Joe is known as a marijuana enthusiast. Though Elon Musk didn’t inhale the smoke so he didn’t show any signs of the effect. Later on, it became the most-watched podcast of 2018.

2. Sending space dragons to Ukraine

Elon has been supporting Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion. SpaceX CEO has provided internet connectivity in the war-torn country through his Starlink satellites. A satirical website, The Babylon Bee, published an article on Musk setting that he will send flame-throwing electric tanks to Ukraine. In reply to this Musk said, “Pshaw, how pedestrian! I was thinking more … space dragons with lasers.”

3. Challenging Vladimir Putin for one on one combat 

This is the most craziest thing ever done by Elon Musk. Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war the billionaire challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin for single combat with Ukraine at the stake.

4. Named his child as X Æ A-12 Musk

Elon Musk & singer Grimes had a baby in 2020 & the couple name the child with the weirdest name on plant earth as X Æ A-12 Musk. Later on, Grimes explained the name on Twitter.

5. Calling a rescuer as a pedo guy 

In June 2018, when 12 boys got trapped in a cave in Thailand. Vernon Unsworth an experienced cave diver was in charge of the rescue operation. Elon Musk had sent a team of engineers & small submarine to assist the team, but they were not used. Later on, Vernon accused Elon Musk of carrying out a PR stunt. Elon Musk also replied to Vernon by calling him a pedo guy.

6. COVID-19 theories

As the Edge Lord, Musk was busy in creating theories when the COVID-19 virus started spreading. He posted several tweets where he signed that it is just a conspiracy.

7. Sending his car to space

In February 2018, SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket with a special package put aboard by Elon Musk. It was his own Tesla car which was sent to space & it’s still floating somewhere out there.

8. Criticizing his own company

No CEO will criticize his own company but yes that’s exactly what Elon Musk did. Musk tweeted that Tesla’s stock price is too high & which caused the company a loss of $13 billion.

9. Announced to sell his all physical professions

Elon posted on Twitter that he is selling off his physical possessions. Soon after the tweet, he put several of his mansions for auction. Later on, Musk tweeted that his girlfriend pop singer Grimes is mad at him.

10. Against the COVID-19 lockdown

Musk has been against government decisions on COVID-19. As the lockdown was imposed in several parts of the US. Musk tweeted to “Free America Now.”

These were the top 10 most controversial moments of Elon Musk.