How Elon Musk’s Hilarious Fortnite Tweet Set Off One of the Most Popular Memes of All-Time

Published 04/29/2022, 10:38 AM EDT
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Elon Musk is one of the most renowned entrepreneurs and business magnates in the world. Furthermore, he holds the title of the world’s richest man and is widely popular for his out-of-box thinking. His net worth is over $269 billion and he also owns 17% of Tesla, which is around $186 billion.

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Moreover, Elon’s recent $44 billion deal with Twitter has taken the entire internet by storm. Several fans and celebrities have congratulated him and wished him luck on his new journey on Twitter. Once the deal takes place, Twitter will become a privately held company.

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Apart from his amazing business skills and never quitting nature, Elon also shares his love for video games. He also admitted that he loves to play video games and spend quality time with his kids. Back in 2018, Elon trolled several Fortnite fans by falsely claiming that he bought the franchise and is planning to delete it.

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Elon Musk’s $44 billion deal with Twitter gave several fans a rough idea of Elon’s wealth. Furthermore, everyone was shocked when Elon suddenly offered $44 billion to Twitter. Apart from his mind-boggling business ideas, Elon also loves to be a part of meme culture. Back in 2018, he shared a meme where it was mentioned that Musk has bought Fortnite and is planning to delete it.

Surprisingly, Elon himself joined in those fake rumors and falsely accepted that the announcement was true. In the meme, it was mentioned that Elon’s motive to buy Fortnite was to save kids from eternal virginity. His tweet read, “Had to been done ur welcome.”

Not to mention, several celebrities and popular streamers joined in the conversation. Queen Of Twitch, better known as Pokimane, said, “savage”. Elon loves to share his opinion and troll others through his humor on social media.

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A few days back, Elon again announced that he is planning to buy Coca-Cola next after the $44 billion deal. Indeed, Elon is not seriously planning to purchase Coca-Cola; moreover, his tweet looked like a funny statement to publicize his recent Twitter deal.

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What are your thoughts on billionaire Elon Musk’s humor in the aforementioned Fortnite meme? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Mehul Rolta

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Mehul Rolta is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since November 2020. He believes that gaming has the potential to bring a smile to a person's face. Instead of keeping his passion for gaming all to himself, he decided to share his thoughts and opinion with others.

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