April 17, 2024

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Former Twitter executives sue Elon Musk for $128 million in severance pay

Former Twitter executives sue Elon Musk for $128 million in severance pay

The lawyers allege that Musk and And what's wrong with you?

“Musk doesn’t pay his bills, believes the rules don’t apply to him, and uses his wealth and power to attack anyone who disagrees with him,” the complaint says.

The complaint also refers to comments Musk made to his official biographer, Walter Isaacson, in which he said, “He will haunt every one of Twitter's CEOs and directors until the day they die.”

Lawyers for the former Twitter executives argue that “these statements were not simply the rants of a selfish billionaire surrounded by his enablers unwilling to confront him with the legal consequences of his choices. Musk bragged to Isaacson specifically about how he planned to deceive Twitter.” Executives from severance pay in order to save $200 million for himself.

The suit was filed, Agrawal et al v. Musk et al., in the Northern District of California, comes on the heels of news of the collapse of settlement talks between X Corp. and former Twitter executives in a related case in Delaware, Woodfield v. Twitter Inc., $500 million in Unpaid separation Former Twitter managers and engineers are in dispute.

X Corp representatives did not respond. Elon Musk immediately responded to CNBC's request for comment.

Read the full complaint below:

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