When Elon Musk Challenged Johnny Depp to a Fight Over Amber Heard Drama Amidst Joe Rogan Revelation

Published 04/20/2022, 3:07 PM EDT

The high-profile legal discourse between Hollywood celebrities, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, somehow pulled Elon Musk into the mix. The SpaceX founder was rumored to be in a relationship with the actresses. Things escalated between Depp and Musk that at one point the billionaire businessman offered to fight him on the right. Naturally, the bout never materialized, but here’s how everything came to be.

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The Pirates of the Caribbean star is still engaged in the legal battle with his ex-wife Amber Heard. Musk’s insertion in the matter sparked a major row with Depp and things took an ugly turn. According to a report by cinemablend, Musk even called out Depp for an actual fistfight a few years ago. He said, “If Johnny wants a cage fight, just let me know.”

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Elon Musk reveals his extensive training in martial arts with Joe Rogan

Musk has visited the iconic UFC commentator on more than one occasion in his podcast show. Back in 2020, during his second appearance at the show, Tesla CEO outlined his foray into the world of martial arts. Rogan being a massive fan of the combat sports and holder of multiple black belts, quizzed him about the same.

He reverted to various martial arts that he has tried over the years and how he is perfectly capable of taking care of himself.

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Rogan said, “You should try something that is fun to do, that’s not just like learning a martial art or something like that.”
Musk outlined everything that he has tried his hands since his teenage, “I did martial arts when I was a kid, I did Taekwondo, I did Karate, Kai Shin Kai, and Judo.” Rogan added, “I see you really branched out,” in response shed light on his experience with famous Brazilian martial art, “Musk Yeah so, umm yeah I did Brazilian jujitsu briefly.”

With a solid foundation in various martial arts and extensive training, it would not be wrong to assume that Musk can fight. The billionaire businessman can mix it up if not on the level of a professional, but he might be on the level of an amateur.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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