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The Latest: Attorney: Musk tweet ruined diver’s proud moment


The Latest: Attorney: Musk tweet ruined diver’s proud second

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Latest on a defamation lawsuit in opposition to Elon Musk (all occasions native):

12:45 p.m.

A lawyer suing Elon Musk says his defamatory tweets falsely branding a British diver as a pedo-phile ruined what ought to have been one of many man’s proudest moments.

Attorney Taylor Wilson informed jurors Tuesday that Musk’s tweet calling Vernon Unsworth “pedo guy” overshadowed his position in rescuing a dozen boys and their soccer coach from a flooded collapse Thailand.

An legal professional for the Tesla CEO says Unsworth began the spat by belittling the billionaire’s efforts to contribute to final 12 months’s rescue by constructing mini-submarines to move the boys. The subs had been by no means used.



Musk’s legal professional, Alex Spiro, says the lawsuit is over “joking, taunting tweets” in a struggle between males.

A jury of 5 males and three girls will weigh the case, which seeks unspecified damages from Musk.

Spiro says Unsworth deserves nothing.

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11:35 a.m.

Jury choice has begun within the defamation trial in opposition to Elon Musk after a British diver sued the Tesla CEO over a tweet he stated branded him a pedo-phile.

Prospective jurors known as Tuesday to federal courtroom in Los Angeles had been requested questions starting from whether or not they had a robust opinion on Musk to whether or not they drive a Tesla.

The billionaire is predicted to be known as to testify early within the case. The lawsuit arises from a Twitter spat by which Musk known as Vernon Unsworth “pedo guy.”

Unsworth helped rescue a youth soccer staff from a flooded collapse Thailand final 12 months. Musk lashed out after Unsworth dismissed Musk’s effort to construct a tiny submarine to save lots of the trapped boys.

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12 a.m.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his troublesome tweets are occurring trial in a case pitting the billionaire in opposition to a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedo-phile.

Vernon Unsworth, who helped rescue youth soccer gamers trapped underwater in a Thailand cave, is taking his defamation case in opposition to Musk to jurors Tuesday in Los Angeles federal courtroom.

Musk has apologized for lashing out at Unsworth on Twitter by calling him “pedo guy” after the diver belittled Musk’s efforts to assist save the trapped boys.

Musk might be known as to testify in regards to the tweet extensively interpreted to be a reference to a pedo-phile.

Musk has additionally run into issues with regulators and agreed to pay $40 million in a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for Tesla tweets that despatched shares fluctuating.

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