Comic Dave Chappelle had a present final night time on the Chase Middle in San Francisco, the place he introduced out wildly unpopular Tesla and Twitter CEO Elon Musk, who walked onstage to a loud refrain of “boos.” In line with SFGate, Chappelle additionally apparently requested Musk to unban his buddy Talib Kweli from Twitter. With Kweli standing about 5 ft away from Musk, the CEO needed to agree.
Kweli was banned from Twitter in 2020 after “repeated violations of the Twitter guidelines,” which consisted of him repeatedly harassing a 24-year-old scholar and activist named Maya Moody. In August, Kweli sued the feminist information web site Jezebel for “emotional misery” following a 2020 story titled “Talib Kweli’s Harassment Marketing campaign Reveals How Unprotected Black Girls Are On-line and Off.”
In the meantime, Musk spent a lot of the weekend behaving like a far-right troll, mocking everybody from transgender and nonbinary folks to public-health officers. “My pronouns are Prosecute/Fauci,” he tweeted on December 11. “The woke thoughts virus is both defeated or nothing else issues,” he tweeted Monday morning after being booed off stage.
When Twitter person James Yu tweeted that a lot of the stadium was booing at Musk, the embattled CEO insisted that “Technically, it was 90% cheers & 10% boos (besides throughout quiet intervals), however, nonetheless, that’s numerous boos, which is a primary for me in actual life (frequent on Twitter). It’s nearly as if I’ve offended SF’s unhinged leftists … however nahhh.”