NewsElon Musk jokes about buying Coca-Cola for cocaine's sake

Elon Musk jokes about buying Coca-Cola for cocaine’s sake

-

- Advertisment -

An apparently emboldened Elon Musk has decided to flex his buying muscles further by joking about buying multinational beverage company, Coca-Cola on Thursday.

According to Forbes, the soft drink giant is valued at $286 billion, while boasting of assets worth $94.35 billion as compared to Musk’s net worth of $240.3 billion as of 2022.

“Next, I’m buying Coca-Cola to put the cocaine back in,” Musk tweeted in reference to the 1886 discontinued recipe for adding cocaine and kola nuts to give the drink its stimulative effect.

“Next, I’m buying Coca-Cola to put the cocaine back in,” Musk tweeted in reference to the 1886 discontinued recipe for adding cocaine and kola nuts to give the drink its stimulative effect.

 

However, many experts have speculated that this shouldn’t be taken as a bluff as the South African has a notoriety for buying things he has joked about.

He had made a joke in 2017 about acquiring Twitter in 2017  in a conversation on the platform with comedian Dave Smith.

Twitter on Monday struck a deal  with the 50 -year-old  to buy the company for $44 billion, capping a saga complete with hostile takeover threats before delivering him personal control

Musk had cited reasons of trust and free speech as a motivational factors for the takeover.

“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Musk said in a statement released by Twitter.

“I also want to make Twitter better than ever by enhancing the product with new features, making the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeating the spam bots and authenticating all humans.”

The publicly traded firm will now become a private company owned by Musk, who negotiated a purchase price of $54.20 per share.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

2022 Mushin Day: Malaika to headline All White Party celebration in London June 3

The echoes of fun life in a popular community in Lagos is about to be heard in the faraway...

Iyabo Ojo blows hot as she reacts to allegations about daughter, Priscilla dating Kizz Daniel

Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo has spat fire while reacting to an allegation about her daughter, Priscilla dating singer, Kizz...

Abuja female Corps member bathed with acid, killed over boyfriend

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has paraded three suspects in connection with the murder of a female member...

Poetry and essay competition to celebrate Tokunbo Wahab at 50

A poetry and essay competition has been instituted by renowned filmmaker and the President of Association of Movie Producer...
- Advertisement -

Tokunbo Wahab: An uncommon legal eagle soaring daily to a greater place in history

By Victor Ojelabi It amazes many how some politicians quickly gather court-like followership that often transcend their generation. Why would...

Ecobank aided AMCON to steal my N5b worth Hotel, Suru Group boss laments

Chairman of Suru Group traces the origin of his problem with AMCON to when Ecobank without notice, sold their...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you