Elon Musks Calls British Cave Diver A 'Pedo' On Twitter

Muriel Colon
July 16, 2018

Tech billionaire Elon Musk referred to one of the divers who assisted in the rescue of the soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand of being a pedophile in retaliation for being questioned about the efficacy of his self-made rescue submarine.

Elon Musk gave nearly $40,000 to a political committee that benefits House Republicans but said he gives to both parties to "maintain dialogue".

Unsworth had stated that he felt Musk's submersible had no chance of ever working for that specific rescue because it was too big and rigid for the caverns, and as can be seen at a column on the Inquisitr.

"He was one of the driving forces in getting everything done and clarifying for us divers what was going on". Musk lashed out on Sunday, saying he would make a video proving that his "mini-sub" would have been successful and adding: "Sorry pedo guy, you really did ask for it".

"Mr Musk's desire to help was commendable", she wrote.

From there his comments got more freaky, as he called Unsworth a "pedo guy".

A British cave explorer who recently helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave network slammed Elon Musk's child-sized submarine proposal as a "PR stunt". Highlighting the dangers, a former Thai navy SEAL volunteering to work on the rescue effort died Friday while replenishing oxygen canisters that were placed along the escape route.

'Only people in sight were the Thai navy/army guys, who were great.

The billionaire chief executive of SpaceX and Tesla Motors was apparently responding to criticism from Vernon Unsworth, who accused Musk of creating a miniature submarine to rescue the boys as a "PR stunt" during an interview with CNN.

Unsworth initially pinpointed where he thought the boys would be in the trapped cave.

The "Wild Boar" team were rescued last week by an global team of divers through a narrow network of twisting, flooded tunnels.

However, Musk didn't offer any evidence to support his claim against Unsworth, a resident of Thailand's Chiang Rai province who has spent six years exploring the Tham Luang caves, according to CNN.

The head of the rescue operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, stated that the machine was impractical for the obstacles they faced.

But the team was extricated by Tuesday, July 10, without the device. "If the rain holds out it may well be used".

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