It’s no secret that Elon Musk’s current $44 billion buy of Twitter has been controversial. Likewise, it’s no shock that rockers have repeatedly shared vital views on the scenario, with an rising quantity pledging to depart the platform completely.
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter final Friday (Nov. 18), 9 Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor is certainly planning to “depart” Twitter. He defined: “We don’t want the conceitedness of the billionaire class to really feel like they will simply are available and clear up all the things. Even with out [Musk] concerned, I simply discover that it has change into such a poisonous surroundings. For my psychological well being, I have to tune out. I don’t really feel good being there anymore.”
Equally, Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge has been posting in regards to the scenario for some time on Twitter. Yesterday (Nov. 19), he retweeted Musk’s Nov. 19 tweet about reinstating former President Trump and commented: “Beneath 8 diff grand jury’s for treason, crimes of humanity, cash laundering, espionage, rape and RICO. Wtf is @elonmusk doing? Why would he place himself alongside one thing like this?”
Ten minutes later, DeLonge added that mentioned resolution would possibly make him abandon the platform, too: “Elon is a path blazer holding huge insecurities. His want to be humorous, and funky is loud. He’s seemingly most moved by, actually, folks simply liking him? It now looks as if a illness to me? However supporting this racist, treasonous fuck [Trump] makes me need vomit and stop Twitter.”
Earlier this month, The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas said the next in a now-deleted Instagram put up: “PS pricey Rober Baron asshole who makes butt ugly ass automobiles and thinks billionaires present pay no taxes… (elon musk) . . . Possibly twitter might deal for those who didn’t (like a typical ceo asshole bottom-line hungry super-villain) hearth half your employees. What an amazing image for 2020s items of shit.”
On Nov. 18, ex-Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach satirized Musk’s put up about new insurance policies, concluding: “Your identification is price $8. Actuality TV stars ought to run the nation not elected politians. Acquired it.”
Lastly, this previous Thursday (Nov. 17), guitarist Alex Skolnick (Testomony, Steel Allegiance) tweeted a considerably optimistic sentiment in regards to the potential finish of Twitter:
Again in April 2022, Kiss’ Paul Stanley voiced his options for what Musk might’ve completed as a substitute with the $44 billion. Across the similar time, a number of different rockers reacted to Musk’s then-proposed buy of Twitter.
Clearly, Musk has completed lots to ruffle feathers during the last month, resembling firing 1000’s of staff (together with those that’ve criticized him on-line), vowing to cost customers for “verified” statuses and as talked about beforehand, restoring former President Trump’s final evening (Nov. 19).
Thus, it is smart that so many musicians are brazenly upset, if not outright leaping ship.
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