Twitter accuses Elon Musk of hiding secret late night texts to business mogul from court

Tesla and SpaceX boss is being sued for trying to back out of $44bn purchase

Graeme Massie
Los Angeles
Tuesday 27 September 2022 06:16 BST
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Twitter has accused Elon Musk of hiding secret late-night texts he sent to business mogul Larry Ellison before pausing a deal to buy the social media platform.

The Tesla titan and the Oracle co-founder swapped text messages “into the easy morning hours” before he announced he was putting the $44bn purchase “temporarily on hold”, a court filing reportedly shows.

A Twitter court filing from 16 September states that Mr Musk’s phone records show he exchanged texts with Mr Ellison on 12 May and until 12.20am on 13 May, according to Insider.

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