Tesla owner Elon Musk reacted to a Wall Street Journal report that alleged he had an affair with the wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But Elon Musk denied the allegation saying that he and Sergey were friends and he had seen Nicole Shanahan twice in three years and both times with many other people around. Nothing romantic, Musk tweeted on the WSJ report.
• WSJ alleged Elon Musk had an affair with Nicole Shanahan
• Sergey Brin had filed for divorce with Nicole Shanahan in January
• Elon Musk had also broken up with his singer girlfriend Grimes
• Tesla boss also apologized to Mr. Brin for the affair according to eyewitnesses
What Did Wall Street Journal Report About Elon Musk?
The WSJ reported that Elon Musk had an affair with Nicole Shanahan, wife of his friend and Google co-founder Sergey Brin. The report further said that the affair started with Musk meeting Nicole Shanahan at the Art Basel event in Miami in early December 2021. Art Basel is a multiday event attended by wealthy people from across the globe.
Did Elon Musk Apologize To Sergey Brin?
Elon Musk met Sergey Brin at a party on Sunday night where he dropped to one knee in front of Brin and apologized for the transgression. He even begged for forgiveness according to people at the party. Elon Musk has admitted that he met Sergey Brin at a party last night.
The timing of the affair and filing of divorce by Sergey Brin further substantiates the WSJ report. Brin filed for divorce in January and said that he and Nicole had been separated since 15 December 2021. He sought “irreconcilable differences” for the divorce. According to the WSJ report, the affair between Musk and Nicole also started in December 2021.
Elon Musk and Sergey Brin had been close friends until the affair. Brin was among the first people to get a Tesla car when the production started. In 2008 during the global recession sparked by the US subprime mortgage crisis, Brin even gave Musk $500,000 to keep Tesla afloat.
Who Are The Other Women Related To Elon Musk?
Tesla chief was related to singer Grimes with whom he has two children but he broke up a few months before the alleged affair. In November 2007, he became the father of twins with Shivon Zilis, an employee at his company Neuralink.