Musk will stand trial for offensive tweet about the diver

Маск предстанет перед судом из‐за оскорбительного твита о дайвере

Against American businessman Elon musk filed a lawsuit on defamation. A statement to the court, wrote the British diver Vern Unsworth, it is already accepted in Federal court in Los Angeles, the TV channel “360”.

As expected, the first hearing on this case will be held in late October. Lawyers Mask previously asked the court to dismiss the lawsuit, citing the first amendment to the main law of the United States.

The conflict between the Mask and Unsworth occurred in the summer of 2018. A billionaire in his Twitter post in which he called the British diver is a pedophile.

The name diver has become known thanks to his participation in the rescue of a children’s football team from a flooded cave in Thailand. Unsworth had considered himself insulted and filed for Chapter Tesla to court.

Recall that the 12 teenagers from Thai Junior football team Wild Boars (“Boar”) and their coach disappeared on June 23. They went into the cave Tham Luang and were cut off from access because of flash floods. After 17 days an international team of rescuers were able to pull all the players and their mentor from the cave.