Elon Musk appeared to make another dig at rival Jeff Bezos over a report that Musk's attention is drifting away from Tesla
Left, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk.
Elon Musk seemed to make another jab with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, one of its biggest competitors.
"Give my regards to your puppet master," Musk said to the Washington Post.
The statement seemed to apply to the possession of The Post by Bezos, who was also criticised by Trump.
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It seems like the feud of Elon Musk-Jeff Bezos is still continuing.
The two technology moguls have flip-flopped over the last few weeks as the richest individual in the world, but also have a long-standing feud which started with their opposing outer space ambitions.
Musk does not seem to have forgotten, as a new dig at Bezos reveals.
The Washington Post Faiz Siddiqui published Tuesday a story on how the demands on the Musk time, including his journey schedule, the individual life and his concentration on SpaceX, the rocket business that he also operates, begin to impact Tesla.
While covering the article, which was told by The Post, which includes interviews with a dozen current and former Tesla staff, investors and analysts, Musk received a swift reaction by email.
"Give my regards to your puppet master," Musk said in response to the call for feedback from The Post.
The statement relates to Bezos' ownership of The Post - he purchased the paper for 250 million dollars in cash in 2013.
Bezos and The Post have consistently said that the Amazon CEO had no impact on the publishing decisions of The Post.
However, this did not deter detractors from joining the milliardaire software founder and the almost 150 year-old paper, most outspoken of them former President Donald Trump.
During his presidency Trump turned Bezos and The Post into a regular target, tweeting that the journal spread "fake news" and acted as Amazon's "chief lobbyist."
Musk adds steam to a feud with Bezo with this new barb, which dates back to at least 2004.
During the last 15 years, Musk has attacked Bezos and his rocket firm, Blue Roots, including branding Bezos a copycat on some of his business projects and portraying the Amazon as a monopoly.
Bezos, for its part, has consistently opposed SpaceX and Musk's key purpose of sending people to Mars - the proposal has been characterized by Bezos as "un-motivating."
"Go live on the top of Mount Everest for a year first and see if you like it, because it's a garden paradise compared to Mars," Bezos said in 2019.
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