Elon Musk blasts Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor as a ‘crybaby’ for deleting Twitter account

Elon Musk blasted “Nine Inch Nails” entrance man Trent Reznor as a “crybaby” after the rocker deactivated his Twitter account in protest of the billionaire’s overhaul of the location.

Reznor joined a rising checklist of celebrities who’ve been essential of Musk’s Twitter takeover, revealing over the weekend that he was leaving the platform to guard his “mental health.” His account had greater than 1.6 million followers when it went offline.

“I’m about to depart,” Reznor mentioned in a Nov. 19 interview with The Hollywood Reporter. “We don’t need the arrogance of the billionaire class to feel like they can just come in and solve everything.”

“Even without him involved, I just find that it has become such a toxic environment,” Reznor added. “For my mental health, I need to tune out. I don’t feel good being there anymore.”

Criticism of Musk’s dealing with of Twitter intensified final week after he reinstated former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account – a transfer left-leaning detractors have lengthy feared. Musk lifted the account’s suspension after conducting a Twitter ballot through which nearly all of respondents mentioned Trump ought to be reinstated.

Musk slammed Reznor in response to a tweet from verified account @catturd2, which acknowledged that “the world still hasn’t ended” after Twitter reinstated Trump’s account.

Trent Reznor slammed “the arrogance of the billionaire class.”
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“And it turns out that Trent “nine inch nails” Reznor is definitely a crybaby,” Musk tweeted Monday.

Musk additionally replied to a critic who known as him a “stupid idiot” whereas describing Reznor as “one of the best musicians ever.”

“I like his music tbh, but maybe Etsy is more his style,” Musk said.

Reznor has but to publicly reply to Musk’s tweets.

Elon Musk
Elon Musk is CEO of Twitter.

Another rock musician, White Stripes frontman Jack White, additionally left Twitter in response to Trump’s return. White known as Musk’s transfer to reinstate the account “absolutely disgusting.”

Other celebrities who’ve left Twitter since Musk purchased the platform embrace Whoopi Goldberg and Gigi Hadid.

Musk laid off roughly half of Twitter’s workforce earlier this month as a part of a cost-cutting push meant to go off a dire monetary outlook for the company. Hundreds extra staff have reportedly left for the reason that billionaire demanded that remaining employees “opt in” to a “hardcore” work surroundings beneath his management.

Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor had greater than 1.6 million followers.

Elsewhere, Musk mentioned the complete rollout of his overhauled “Twitter Blue” subscription service could be delayed indefinitely till the company had “high confidence” that account impersonators could be held in verify.

Musk started charging customers $8-per-month for account verification earlier this month, prompting a rise in troll accounts that impersonated outstanding figures and firms.

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