Elon Musk One of the most famous figures of recent years, the CEO and co-founder of SpaceX and Tesla, the South African billionaire has been in the spotlight more than usual since he acquired Twitter last fall. A deal that never ceased to spark debate online, from misunderstandings over the blue tip to employee work patterns and abrupt changes in management. After months of relative quiet, Twitter’s July rebrand to X brought renewed attention to Musk and his social network.
But putting aside the Twitter/X acquisition, Musk has always stood out for his use of social media.. Unlike most public figures, Tesla CEO has been posting content bordering on troll for years. There are many examples. In the summer of 2022, for example, he shared a meme of himself. However, a few years ago, Musk responded to a user by listing his favorite anime. From these “meme” and “troll” posts, not only Musk’s personality emerges, but also his passion for the nerd world.
In fact, the billionaire never hid this side of himself: in addition to the post about his favorite anime, in 2019 he directed Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist. And here it is on social media, Elon Musk returned to talking about his nerdy hobbies, responding to news that has spread in recent days: that is, Mercy cosplay made by his ex-girlfriend Amber Heard at his request.
Musk and Overwatch
It was released in the US on September 12. Elon Musk, a biography of the billionaire written by Walter Isaacson. In one excerpt from the book Musk’s request to Amber Heard revealedwhile she was filming the first one Aquaman. (at that time, the CEO of Tesla and the famous actress were together). In fact, Musk asked Heard to take on the role of Mercy. Overwatch with cosplay.
In his biography, the billionaire does not specify the reason for this request: simply Hurd reminded him of Mercy. In a few hours, the news reported by Dexerto went viral: and reached Musk himself. Tesla CEO with post about X he was the first to confirm the anecdote that appeared in the biopic, calling it a “wonderful” moment. And then, a few hours later, replying to the user Elon Musk also posted a photo of Hard in Mercy cosplay on X..
However, one should not be surprised by this anecdote.: It is known that Musk was a player of the Blizzard game.since launch in 2016. Generally, fan of X, as well as various anime is a fan of the gaming world. A few years ago, Musk shared a list of his favorite video games “of all time”:
Deus Ex, Hal Life 2, Bioshock, Mass Effect 2, Fallour 3 and New Vega, Saints Row IV
Sources: Dexerto 1 and 2, X