Elon Musk joins Twitter trolls bashing Alyssa Milano for throwing away her Tesla


Controversial Twitter owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk joined the trolls earlier this week in bashing actress Alyssa Milano after he tweeted that she was ditching her Tesla.

“I returned my Tesla,” Milano told his followers. Instead, she bought a Volkswagen electric vehicle.

“I don’t know how advertisers can buy space on Twitter,” she added. “Products from a publicly traded company pushed into hateful and white supremacy alignment doesn’t seem like a winning business model.”

The ‘Hodgetwins’, Keith and Kevin Hodge, who identify themselves as ‘conservatives and comedians’ on their Twitter profile, have criticized Milan, as have other right-wingers, because the formerly state-owned Volkswagen company , was founded under the Nazi Party. That was 85 years ago, and it closed two years later. It was revived into a global brand by a British Army officer when the Allies occupied Germany.

Milano retweeted this story. But the facts didn’t affect the continued Nazi attacks by trolls, including Musk, who responded to Hodgetwins’ tweet with a “laugh until he cries” emoji and a superlative “100” rating.

Musk responds to Hodgetwins tweet with emojis.

Screenshot/Twitter/Hodgetwins/Elon Musk

It was an unusual move for the new head of a social media company to use it to bludgeon a consumer for refusing to buy a product from another of his companies.

It’s also surprising that Musk has time to respond to Twitter’s comments, given his company is haemorrhaging advertisers and revenue — and he’s cut half his staff.

Many attacks on Milano on Twitter were misogynistic, with zooms on Milano’s breasts and ridiculous comments about her vaginawhich probably would have been blocked by Twitter before Musk.

Even Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) participated in the bashing and offered a truncated history lesson on Volkswagen. This sparked the schooling of critics:




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