Elon Musk has dismissed allegations that he groped and exposed himself to a flight attendant some years ago.
The world’s wealthiest person rejected the allegations in a tweet saying, “Those wild accusations are utterly untrue.”
News outlet Insider had earlier reported that Musk’s rocket company SpaceX paid a woman a whopping $250,000 in 2018 as settlement for a misconduct claim against him.
The report claimed Elon Musk had revealed his erect penis to the woman who was at the time giving him a professional massage during a flight to London on a private jet, touched her leg without seeking consent, and asked her to indulge him in a sexual act.
Musk however seemingly countered on Thursday in a tweet, saying: “The attacks against me should be viewed through a political lens—this is their standard (despicable) playbook.” Not specifying who he was referring to, he added, “I have a challenge to this liar who claims their friend saw me ‘exposed’ – describe just one thing, anything at all (scars, tattoos,…) that isn’t known by the public. She won’t be able to do so, because it never happened.”
The wealthy entrepreneur who had earlier declared that he was switching his support from the US Democratic Party to the Republicans, further added, “Now, watch their dirty tricks campaign against me unfold…”