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Business News/ News / Elon Musk's mother steps in to halt his cage fight with Mark Zuckerberg, advises to choose verbal battle only
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Elon Musk's mother steps in to halt his cage fight with Mark Zuckerberg, advises to choose verbal battle only

Elon Musk's mother, Maye Musk, has intervened to stop the proposed cage fight between her son and Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. She advised Musk to rely on verbal communication instead of physical fighting and confirmed that she has cancelled the fight.

Misha Fitton, an artist created the rivalry image of Musk and Zuckerberg using AI. (Twitter:Misha Fitton/@MishaFitton)Premium
Misha Fitton, an artist created the rivalry image of Musk and Zuckerberg using AI. (Twitter:Misha Fitton/@MishaFitton)

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed to fight Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, in a cage fight. In a response to Elon Musk's tweet, where Musk mentioned being "up for a cage fight," Zuckerberg retaliated and shared a screenshot of Musk's tweet along with a caption that read, "send me location."

NowElon Musk's mother, Maye Musk, has interfered between his son and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to stop them from fighting. She has advised Elon Musk to rely on verbal communication instead of physically fighting.

Maye Musk has been replying to various tweets that are promoting the cage fight between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. She clearly stated in one of her tweets that she has canceled the fight.

“Actually, I canceled the fight. I haven’t told them yet. But I will continue to say the fight is canceled, just in case…🤨," tweed Musk.

In another tweet, she expressed relief as the fight has been canceled. “And now the fight has been canceled. Great relief! 🤗."

"No joking," tweeted Maye Musk recently. "Fight with words only. In armchairs. 4 feet apart. The funniest person wins."Maye Musk replied to her son's post, wherein the Tesla CEO suggested a cage fight between himself and Zuckerberg at the "Vegas Octagon," which is also referred to as the UFC Apex arena in Las Vegas.

The playful banter between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg about a potential cage fight started on Twitter. Musk responded to the news of Meta's intention to release a Twitter competitor called Threads.

According to the report from The Verge,the Tesla CEO has been teasing Zuckerberg with provocative remarks on Twitter like "Zuck my 👅." Meanwhile, in an internal company meeting at Meta, Chief Product Officer Chris Cox expressed the belief that creators desire a version of Twitter that is "properly managed," which garnered enthusiastic responses from employees. In a recent podcast interview with Lex Fridman,Zuckerberg also expressed his longstanding belief that Twitter should have a user base of one billion people.

Zuckerberg's Instagram post, which was verified as not a joke, had put the pressure on Musk to respond, reported The Verge. Meta spokesperson Iska Saric told the media publication that "The story speaks for itself." In his reply,Musk had given a two-word response: “Vegas Octagon" to Meta CEO.

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Published: 23 Jun 2023, 04:11 PM IST
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