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An aide to Elon Musk hired a private investigator to look into the diver Musk called a 'pedo guy'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

An aide to Elon Musk hired a private investigator to research Vernon Unsworth, a British diver who sued Musk after the Tesla CEO called him a "pedo guy" in a July 2018 tweet.
Musk alleged that the aide told him the investigator had found that Unsworth entered into a relationship with a 12-year-old girl, and that colleagues had found Unsworth to be "creepy."
L. Lin Wood, an attorney representing Unsworth, told Business Insider that the investigator's alleged findings are false.
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Elon Musk said that when he called a British diver a 'pedo guy,' he didn't mean 'pedophile'

Elon Musk said that when he called a British diver a 'pedo guy,' he didn't mean 'pedophile'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Over the past year, Elon Musk has been engaged in a legal battle with Vernon Unsworth, a British diver who was involved in last year's rescue of a youth soccer team and its coach from a cave in Thailand.
In July 2018, Musk called Unsworth a "pedo guy" in a tweet and said he would bet money to back his accusation after Unsworth said the miniature submarine Musk sent to Thailand to help with the rescue would have been ineffective and was merely a publicity stunt.
Unsworth sued Musk for defamation in September 2018.
In a court filing from Monday, Musk said the term "pedo guy" meant "creepy...
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