New York (CNN Business) – Elon Musk has denied allegations of sexual harassment of a 2016 SpaceX flight attendant in a series of tweets.
“I have a challenge for this liar who claims his girlfriend ‘revealed’ me: she can only describe something unknown to the general public (scars, tattoos, …). She will never walk away”, he said. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX tweeted Early this Friday morning.
The tweet came after a Business Insider reported that SpaceX had offered a $ 250,000 settlement in 2018 after a SpaceX flight attendant reported sexual abuse against a millionaire.
Citing documents and interviews he conducted, Business Insider said, “The assistant worked as a member of the contract cabin crew on SpaceX’s Corporate Jet Fleet. Horse “.
“There’s a lot more to this story,” Musk said in a statement to Business Insider asking for more time to respond to the allegations.
“If I had resorted to sexual harassment, this would not have been the first time in my entire 30-year life,” he told Business Insider. The store also claims that Musk classified the story as a “politically motivated conspiracy.”
In separate tweets, Musk later declined to comment to Business Insider.
“Did you really respond to the BI reporters?” Asked a Twitter musk.
“No”, Kasturi replied“It became clear that their only goal in interfering with the Twitter acquisition was sic. The story was written before they even spoke to me.”
The Business Insider article states that he “extended the deadline and again gave Musk a chance to comment on the claims. He did not respond.”
SpaceX did not respond to CNN’s request for comment.
Business Insider reports that while Musk was working to acquire Twitter, he recently “suspended” the deal.