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Twitter Uses Elon Musk’s Tweets Against Him in Buyout Lawsuit

July 13, 2022, 1:20 AM

Twitter Inc. responded to billionaire Elon Musk’s decision to withdraw from his proposed $44 billion takeover of the company with a 62-page lawsuit. In it, the social network operator alleges Musk materially breached the original agreement and displays direct examples of him doing so -- in the form of his own tweets.

Read Twitter’s full filing here

Twitter’s suit cites no fewer than 13 Musk tweets in setting out the arc of the billionaire’s infatuation with the service, which started with the pun of “love me tender” before his bid in April. It later devolved to Musk ...