Vern Unsworth

Elon Musk ‘Pedo Guy’ Defamation Trial Begins

The Defamation lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk begins today in Los Angeles. The case is based on Musk’s social media posts calling British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth, who was instrumental in the rescue of a trapped Thai youth soccer team, a ‘Pedo Guy.’

Elon Musk at Model Y announcement

Lawsuit: Elon Musk Demanded an Apology from Thailand – Before Soccer Team Was Rescued

Recently released lawsuit documents claim that Tesla CEO Elon Musk called himself a “fucking idiot” in an email to an outside public relations consultant for emailing unverified information about British cave diver Vern Unsworth to a reporter for BuzzFeed News. According to the lawsuit, Musk and SpaceX also demanded an apology from the government of Thailand over comments made by officials — while the trapped soccer team was still awaiting rescue from the cave.

Tesla chief Elon Musk, pictured in March 2019, will take part in presentations of the new technology at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters