Alyssa Milano was one of many many stars upset about Elon Musk’s choice to purchase Twitter and the latest actions he’s taken on the social platform. The actress and activist, 49, stated that fairly than take the cash to “destroy” Twitter, Elon, 51, ought to’ve put the money in direction of a charitable group. Despite returning her Tesla, she did clarify that she was going to maintain combating to share her political views on the platform throughout an interview on The View on Tuesday, November 29.
When requested about her latest announcement that she returned her Tesla, the Who’s The Boss star defined that she had made the selection after a report surfaced that alleged that Elon had uncovered himself and propositioned a SpaceX flight attendant by Business Insider. The billionaire has denied the allegations. As one of many main figures within the Me Too Movement, Alyssa stated she couldn’t maintain the automobile. “When he was accused of sexual misconduct and paid out $250,000 to this particular person, I made a decision I can’t dwell in that hypocrisy of driving that automobile when that occurred,” she stated.
Alyssa continued and stated that she may solely think about the great that might’ve been achieved if the SpaceX CEO had put the cash in direction of a noble trigger. “I’m so irritated with these billionaires, apart from a number of, however particularly Elon Musk. You purchase Twitter to destroy it for $40 billion. $40 billion. Elon Musk, think about if he donated that cash to UNICEF. He would change the world. There could be no starvation,” she stated.
Whoopi Goldberg, who has left Twitter, agreed with Alyssa and stated he may nonetheless make these sorts of donations. “He may go in his pocket and donate that cash,” she stated.
When requested about why she’s stayed on Twitter, Alyssa talked about that she didn’t really feel like a lot had modified for her personally, as a result of she’s “at all times on the receiving finish of trolls.” Still, she stated that she didn’t need to extra progressive political beliefs to vanish from the web site, as extra dangerous religion accounts run wild on it. Whoopi disagreed, however the actress defined that she nonetheless needed her voice to be heard on the platform. “We can’t cede that territory. It’s like a turf struggle now,” she stated. “If we’re not representing our aspect of the political discourse, aren’t we simply saying, ‘Y’know what? You can have Twitter.’”