James O'Brien reacts to Elon Musk challenging Vladimir Putin
Elon Musk has taken the unusual step of changing his name on Twitter from Elon to Elona, after being called “'effeminate” from the Head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov.
Kadyrov was commenting on Musk’s decision to challenge Vladimir Putin to “single combat”. The Tesla billionaire baffled the internet this week after offering to take on the Russian leader in a bid to end the conflict in Ukraine.
Writing on Telegram, Kadyrov said Musk would require a huge amount of training to beat Putin.
“Elon Musk, a word of advice: Don’t measure strength against that of Putin’s,” he said in an English translation shared by Musk on Twitter.
Musk had an unexpected response to Kadyrov's commentsGetty
“Vladimir Vladimirovich (Mr Putin’s middle name) will look unsportsmanlike when he beats the hell out of you, a much weaker opponent.”
Telegram post by Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Chechen Republic!pic.twitter.com/UyByR9kywq
He made the bizarre proposition to fight Putin in a tweet recently, writing: “I hereby challenge Владимир Путин [Vladimir Putin] to single combat.
“Stakes are Україна [Ukraine].”
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