Elon Musk Claps Back At Jimmy Fallon Asking To Stop Jokes About Death – Itsnews

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Elon Musk, 51, responded to Jimmy Fallon‘s tweet addressing a joke hashtag that learn, “#RIPJimmyFallon” trending on Twitter on Nov. 15. “Elon, are you able to repair this?,” the 48-year-old discuss present host requested the brand new CEO of the social media app earlier than he wrote again with, “Fix what?” Elon went on so as to add a second tweet through which he appeared to lightheartedly query Jimmy’s verified identification.

“Wait a second, how do we all know you’re not an alien physique snatcher pretending to be Jimmy!? Say one thing solely the actual Jimmy would say…” the tweet learn. Jimmy didn’t seem to answer the second tweet, however the change introduced on a number of extra responses from numerous Twitter customers who appeared amused on the joke and the response it obtained from each Jimmy and Elon. Others had been confused on the total hoax.

Elon and Jimmy’s tweets come after customers began tweeting “RIPJimmyFallon” together with numerous photographs of various celebrities this week. It occurred within the midst of Elon’s steps to make a number of modifications to Twitter since he purchased the corporate a number of weeks in the past. Some of these modifications included firing lots of the platform’s full-time staff and introducing a brand new verification possibility for $7.99 a month. The billionaire not too long ago revealed he’s attempting to make the location as genuine as potential and can ban customers imitating others in the event that they don’t make it clear they’re a parody account of their identify and bio.

On Sunday, it was additionally reported that Elon additional fired groups that battle misinformation, and a few of the contractors claimed they hadn’t been warned earlier than he made the minimize. Around 4,400 of 5,500 contractors had been let go, in accordance Reporter Casey Newton from Platformer News. “Contractors aren’t being notified in any respect, they’re simply shedding entry to Slack and e mail,” Newton wrote on Twitter. “Managers figured it out when their staff simply disappeared from the system. They heard nothing from their leaders.”

Elon Musk, Jimmy Fallon
Elon responded to Jimmy’s tweet addressing a joke hashtag about his loss of life. (Joe Russo/MEGA)

Elon’s new head place at Twitter has not solely affected its staff, many celebrities additionally give up the app when he took over. Model Gigi Hadid, singer Sara BareillesGrey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes, and extra launched tweets about their choice to go away earlier this month. Comedian Kathy Griffin was additionally suspended from the platform after she impersonated Elon and went on her late mom’s account to clap again at him and name him an “asshole” for his actions.

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