Elon Musk Says “Two Homicidal Maniacs” Tried to Assassinate Him

Elon Musk Says “Two Homicidal Maniacs” Tried to Assassinate Him

At the annual meeting for Tesla shareholders, CEO Elon Musk said “two homicidal maniacs” have attempted to assassinate him over the last seven months without a clear intention.

shareholder had asked him if he has increased safety precautions due to his immense levels of fame.

“In the context of being a shareholder, unlocking these values of optimists, we need you, and just, with all the global uncertainty, you’re so high-profile that I just want to make sure you’re doing everything to take care of yourself,” the investor asked.

“It is getting a little crazy* these days. You know, like, to first approximation, the probability that a homicidal maniac will try to kill you is proportional to how many homicidal maniacs hear your name,” Musk began, laughing. “They hear my name a lot, and I’m like, ok, I’m on the list.”

He continued: “We actually did have two homicidal maniacs in the last roughly seven months aspirationally try to kill me and a bunch of other people, so it’s not just me. And there wasn’t like an actual issue they articulated, they’re just, y’know in the homicidal maniac career, and, um, so I do think you need to be kinda careful. Which is not great, because it forces me to a bit more standoffish … which I don’t want to be, but it seems wise”

He went on to say that he has stopped signing things because he fears it would be a great opportunity for a would-be shooter. “I think of like, John Lennon, who was singing about, “why can’t we all just be nice to each other?” and he was shot by one of his fans,” he said.

During the conference, Musk also projected that Tesla’s new humanoid robot, Optimus, will cause its shareholder value to shoot up to a $25 trillion market value. Today, Tesla has a market cap of $589.55 billion.

I will endeavor to stay alive,” the serial entrepreneur concluded.