Elon Musk fears for family’s safety. Image: ANGELA WEISS/AFP

Elon Musk ‘fears for family’s safety’, hires high-end security

Billionaire Elon Musk reportedly fears for his family’s life after releasing the ‘Twitter files’ seemingly exposing the US government.


Elon Musk fears for family’s safety. Image: ANGELA WEISS/AFP

South African-born billionaire Elon Musk reportedly beefed up security for his father Errol Musk over kidnapping fears after releasing the Twitter files.

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is reportedly in fear of his father’s life and has beefed up security. Retired South African engineer Errol Musk said that kidnappers could make the “quickest $20 million (R5 billion) ever” – according to The Sun.

The billionaire revealed that he had fears for his life after releasing the Twitter files. The “Twitter files” exposed what he believes is the US government’s collusion with the social media platform to censor content. 

The Sun also reports that the billionaire also suspended an account that tracked his private jet and journalists who retweeted its posts. Musk claimed that it led to a “crazy stalker” allegedly following a car which carried his son X Æ A-12 in Los Angeles. 

The billionaire added that the account had “posted my exact real-time location, basically assassination coordinates” – the publication reported.

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The engineer revealed that his son also fear’s his safety and and beefed up security at his home last month.

“He decided, after the recent threats against him, that I need protection as well. if they kidnap one of us, it will be the quickest $20million anybody’s ever made in their life,” he said to The Sun. 

“I think Elon’s a bit naïve about the enemies he’s making, especially with the Twitter Files. I’m not scared but I’m really afraid that something might happen to Elon, even though he has about 100 security guards around him,” he continued.

“I think it’s a matter of time before one of the people he will expose with the Twitter Files says, ‘I don’t want to go to jail, take Elon out.’ It’s not rocket science,” he added.

Errol Musk
Elon Musk’s father Errol. Image via @jovempancaruaru/Instagram

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