Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ tweet about cave expert

Team Udayavani, Dec 7, 2019, 10:48 AM IST

Los Angeles: Tesla co-founder Elon Musk was cleared of defamation on Friday by a jury in Los Angeles over a tweet in which he labeled a British caver “pedo guy”.

The jury deliberated less than an hour before ruling in favor of Musk and clearing him of any liability in the high-profile case that pitted him against Vernon Unsworth.

Unsworth had sought $190 million in damages from the tech billionaire.

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