World Cup finals with Kushner
Elon Musk with Trump’s son-in-law in Qatar
12/20/2022, 12:03 p.m
With Elon Musk, one headline is chasing the other. After he recently started a poll on Twitter to determine whether he should be dismissed as CEO, photos are now appearing that show him with Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner at the World Cup final in Qatar.
As usual, many celebrities and politicians did not miss the final at the 2022 World Cup. Ex-soccer star David Beckham and French President Emmanuel Macron, among others, visited Doha’s Lusail Stadium. And Elon Musk also made a surprising appearance at the World Cup final in Qatar. As photos from the stands show, he watched the game between Argentina and France alongside Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner.
Musk’s visit to Qatar comes after the tech billionaire faced massive criticism. The short message service Twitter, which Musk acquired in October, had previously blocked the accounts of several well-known US journalists who had reported on the company and Musk himself. After a sharp headwind, including from politics, he had most of the accounts unlocked again.
“No one wants the job”
After the World Cup final, Musk lets Twitter users vote on whether he should step down as head of the company. When a lead of yes votes was foreseeable after 20 minutes, Musk responded to rumors that he had already chosen a new CEO: “Nobody wants the job that can actually keep Twitter alive. There is no successor.”
Before that, the tech billionaire had promised to stick to the results of his survey, which he also announced on the short message service. Musk made himself CEO in late October after firing a number of executives following the Twitter acquisition. In the end, a majority of 57.5 percent voted for Musk to leave. So far he has not commented on it.