It looks like Elon Musk got his wish.
Tesla’s stock, accordingly, has since dropped nearly 9%.
Just one caveat, he said: If you decide to purchase Wilder’s home from Musk, you cannot tear it down or make changes that would result in it losing “any of its soul,” the CEO wrote.
“Don’t need the cash,” Musk wrote. “Devoting myself to Mars and Earth. Possession just weigh you down.”
By the end of the tweet storm, Musk claimed his girlfriend, singer Grimes, was “mad” at him.
The comments were the latest in what’s been a wild week for the tech mogul. On Wednesday morning, he wrote that authorities should “FREE AMERICA NOW”, saying he was upset about shelter-in-place guidelines that are meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
This isn’t the first time Musk’s tweets have affected the company’s stocks. In 2018, he wrote on Twitter that he was thinking of taking Tesla private, sending the stock soaring. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) later filed suit against him for fraud.
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