Elon Musk's mum appears to fall for viral fake tweet about her son

Elon Musk's mum appears to fall for viral fake tweet about her son
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Elon Musk's mom appeared to fall for a fake viral tweet - and the result was hilarious confusion.

It started when a Twitter user who originally had a username resembling the New York Post tweeted, "It girl, model, singer, songwriter, Sky Ferreira declines date with Elon Musk after being asked by his team at the 2022’s Met Gala."

"Musk’s team even asked Elon to be sat at the same table as Sky Ferrerira," read another tweet from the account alongside a photo from the evening that showed Ferreira and Musk in close proximity.

But Mama Musk replied: "There was no team. I was with Elon. So, NO."

At this year's Met Gala, Musk arrived on the red carpet with his mother as his date.

The billionaire and controversial new owner of Twitter wore a simple black tuxedo, while his mother, supermodel Maye Musk, opted for a long-sleeved red velvet midi dress, which she accessorized with a multi-strand pearl necklace.

In response to the tweets, many people took to the comments to mock Musk, which were actually from a parody account and were apparently false.

After his mom chimed in with thoughts of her own, Musk also took to the replies to address the matter. "I didn’t ask anyone out or request particular seating," he tweeted.

"This rumor originated from a parody account, but got picked up by real media & twitter trends (sigh)" he said in another tweet.

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