Elon Musk is laughing off wild studies he had a friendship-ruining affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s spouse — sending The Submit a photograph of himself fortunately hanging out together with his longtime pal even because the rumors unfold.
Musk, 51, insisted the claims of a fling together with his bestie’s estranged wife, Nicole Shanahan, had been “whole bs” — even quipping, “Haven’t even had intercourse in ages (sigh).”
The world’s richest man additionally despatched The Submit a photograph displaying him partying with Brin, 48, who was purported to have cooled their bromance after the alleged betrayal.
“Took this pic solely two hours in the past,” Musk instructed The Submit of the picture of him laughing whereas rubbing shoulders together with his fellow billionaire.
The Tesla mogul turned critical to strongly deny the widely-spread Wall Road Journal report that claimed a December fling was behind Brin’s divorce.
“Nicole and Sergey’s divorce has completely nothing to do with me,” Musk insisted by e-mail.
“I’m positive each Nicole and Sergey would affirm that. I spoke with each Sergey and Nicole about this they usually say the story isn’t coming from them, so [it] should be a case of damaged phone, two or three layers eliminated,” he mentioned.
“And, to not dodge the query, I’ve solely seen Nicole twice in three years, each occasions with many different folks round.
“We weren’t romantically concerned in any approach,” he insisted.
The Tesla mogul shared the same message on Twitter whereas replying to a message claiming he “banged” Shanahan and was “apparently now not buddies” with Brin, who had propped up Tesla throughout the 2008 monetary disaster.
“That is whole bs,” he tweeted.
“Haven’t even had intercourse in ages (sigh),” Musk insisted when the Twitter profile he responded to suggested him to “preserve your d–okay in your pants” as a result of “they’re out in your head.”
When one other follower requested if that together with not having intercourse throughout his current chest-baring trip, he insisted, “Nope.”
He dismissed the report as simply the most recent instance of “character assassination attacks have reached a brand new stage this 12 months.”
“I work loopy hours, so there simply isn’t a lot time for shenanigans. Not one of the key folks concerned in these alleged wrongdoings had been even interviewed!” he wrote.
He prompt followers name out the WSJ, which “is meant to have a excessive commonplace for journalism.”
“WSJ must be working tales that really matter to their readers and have stable factual foundation, not third-party random rumour,” he wrote.