Elon Musk told Twitter advisers at 4 a.m. that his company would only pay rent for his ‘corpse’, lawsuit reveals


Elon Musk casts a cold stare, and people pass by a beige brick office building with a Twitter sign.

Elon Musk and Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters.Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP via Getty Images. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

  • On Tuesday, six former Twitter employees filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk and the company.

  • The newspaper reported that Mr. Musk told advisers at 4 a.m. that he would “just pay the rent on top of the bodies.”

  • According to the lawsuit, Mr. Musk’s lawyers described San Francisco as a “fucking hole” to justify his nonpayment of rent.

Elon Musk told one of his investors during a 4 a.m. conversation that the company would only pay rent for the office “rather than his dead body,” according to a new lawsuit. .

Six former Twitter employees with Musk X. Corp, the holding company of Twitterin Delaware District Court on Tuesday.

It mainly states that Twitter didn’t pay severance pay It filed charges against former employees and charged the defendants with 14 counts, including fraud, labor rights law and breach of contract.

Over the past few months, Twitter magnates have LondonNew York, and San Francisco All sued the company for nonpayment of rent. Tuesday’s lawsuit includes new details about internal conversations about these apparent non-payments.

According to the paper, the plaintiff, Joseph Killian, who worked for Twitter for 12 years and oversaw the design of the office, said Musk decided in December that Twitter would no longer pay rent. It is said that it was done.

I gave him that message Pablo Mendoza, Venture Capitalist Investing with Musk According to the lawsuit, it was brought to life for the billionaire’s Twitter 2.0 vision.

“Killian, through Mendoza, tried to convince Musk of the dangers of Musk’s new position that he would never be paid rent, and pointed out that Twitter’s many attempts to renegotiate the terms of the rental agreement had failed.” The complaint states:

“Elon said he would only pay rent for his corpse,” Mendoza said. He added that the conversation took place at 4 a.m. the same day.

Musk told CNBC on Tuesday: sleep about 6 hours each night“I shot myself in the leg,” he previously told the BBC. Tweet after 3am

In the lawsuit, Musk’s attorney, Alex Spiro, added that he “loudly remarked” that it was unreasonable for Twitter landlords to expect rent payments because San Francisco is a “fucking hole.” rice field.

Twitter’s headquarters are just a few minutes’ walk from the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood, often cited as the epicenter of the homeless crisis. Soda Baimiya, an insider, recently reported..

Mr. Musk on Tuesday called Downtown San Francisco is an “abandoned zombie apocalypse,” but employees remain adamant. can’t work from home.

The insider reached out to Twitter for comment. The company responded to the inquiry with an automated message that it did not mention.

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