Elon Musk Smokes Weed, Drops Science, Triggers Drop in Tesla Stock Price

Elon Musk Smokes Weed, Drops Science, Triggers Drop in Tesla Stock Price

Elon Musk Smokes Weed, Drops Science, Triggers Drop in Tesla Stock Price

However, during an interview for The New York Times, Mr. Musk criticized the use of the drug while denying it had anything to do with attempting to take Tesla private.

The fallout comes as the firm is under renewed scrutiny due to the erratic behaviour of Mr Musk.

Musk, seemingly referencing former president Bill Clinton, went to Twitter to say that to say, "remember, I did not inhale". Before the podcast came to a close, Musk told Rogan that he had already received inquiries about the controversial toke.

In July he shocked investors by announcing on Twitter that he had funding secured to take his auto firm Tesla private. He knows a lot of people like weed, but "I don't find that it is very good for productivity", he tells Rogan.

"Elon Musk discusses over two hours modern technological innovations and the headlines this AM 'smokes joint & drinks whisky on a comedy show.'Media in 2018 is laughable", someone else wrote.

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Prominent short-seller Andrew Left has sued Tesla and Musk, saying in his proposed class-action complaint on Thursday that Musk's issuance of materially false and misleading information related to his abandoned plan harmed both short-sellers and those hoping the stock would rise. Dave Morton was a longtime veteran of computer hardware company Seagate Technology, where he served as the CFO.

At this point, you have either made your peace with it and want to let Tesla's genius just be himself; or you've been wondering how on earth (that giant, lightly crusted ball of lava) the stock price has defied the onslaught of missed targets, tantrums, the tent, Pedo-Gate, and the take-private-yeah?-nah fiasco. This is all bad news if you work for one of Elon Musk's companies or care about him as a person.

This week also saw the exit of several senior Tesla staff, with new head of accounting Dave Morton announcing his resignation after less than a month in the job.

Shares of the company fell almost 9 per cent ― the most in two years.

"As many of you know, Tesla's Chief People Officer Gaby Toledano has been on leave for a few months to spend more time with her family and has chose to continue doing so for personal reasons", Musk added. "As a result, this caused me to reconsider my future".

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Morton clarified that he believes strongly in Tesla, its mission, and its future prospects, adding that he has no disagreements with Tesla's leadership or its financial reporting.

Toledano, one of the top executives at the company, reports directly to Musk.

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Musk's Twitter followers went into a frenzy following the podcast, with user @jkmcnk writing:"Elon getting high on weed and whiskey is the first reason to go long on $TSLA in a while". Some analysts have suggested the CEO needs a No. 2 to help him run the company, whether that is a strong chief operating officer or a co-CEO.

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