The interview lasted over two hours and saw the billionaire CEO sip whiskey and talk about everything from AI overlords to emotional lamentations of fossil fuels.
"Assuming that the South African-born businessman would not accept, the podcast host asked: "'You probably can't do this because of stockholders, right?" Before the podcast came to a close, Musk told Rogan that he had already received inquiries about the controversial toke.
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Ige also urged President Donald Trump to declare a federal state emergency and approve immediate USA federal military help. The County Civil Defence Agency issued an alert saying schools and beaches would be shut as the storm prepares to hit.
The negative press Musk has received since his tweet last month about potentially taking the company private likely has some investors concerned about the executive's responsibilities. "I don't find that it is very good for productivity".
The smoking session was just the latest in a series of recent freaky acts by Musk. Morton's term of service happened to be a particularly unfortunate month, beginning just the day before Musk announced the stock privatization plan that fizzled out. Musk brazenly declared that he had funding in the neighborhood of $50 billion Dollars from unnamed sources secured and ready to take the company private.
Morton's brief tenure with the company coincided with the aborted go-private push.
Musk first called the diver Unsworth a "pedo" in a July tweet - an unfounded claim against a man who was part of the global team that freed 12 young footballers and their coach from the Tham Luang cave complex.
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Osaka won the final but her victory was overshadowed by the on-court drama and booing of officials during the trophy ceremony. Ex-cricketer and current national team selector Mark Waugh gave his two cents on the incident as well.
Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned after just one month in the job because of discomfort with the attention on the company and pace of work during that time, Tesla said in a filing on Friday. Morton stated that "the level of public attention placed on the company" and "the pace within the company" caused him to reconsider his future.
Musk did not immediately respond to additional questions about his behavior or comments on the podcast.
Toledano, one of the top executives at the company, reports directly to Musk.
Mr Morton said he still believes strongly in Tesla's "mission and future prospects" and has "no disagreements with Tesla's leadership or its financial reporting".
In addition, Bloomberg News reported that Tesla's head of human resources, Gaby Toledano, would not be returning from a leave of absence.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma to retire
The report of his retirement came as a surprise, especially in the Chinese government circles as the NYT report said Mr. Ma said he will continue to be a member of the Alibaba Partnership and focus his new free time on philanthropy.