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Elon Musk invokes ‘another Epstein' defense, redefines ‘pedo guy' as innocent insult in legal battle with British diver

1 month ago   |   By RT

Tesla tycoon Elon Musk was worried British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth might be “another Jeffrey Epstein,” he said in a sworn deposition - but his initial tweets calling the diver a “pedo guy” were just innocent internet insults.
Musk only called Unsworth a “ pedo guy ” as a generic insult, “ synonymous with ‘creepy old man' and aimed at mocking a person's appearance and demeanor ,” he stated in a deposition released on Monday. He “ did not intend to convey any facts or imply that Mr. Unsworth had engaged in acts of pedophilia ” but was instead lashing out in response to Unsworth calling...
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