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Elon Musk Agrees That Assumption of Him Manipulating Bitcoin Market Is “Peak Hypocrisy”

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Sat, 06/05/2021 - 10:10
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Yuri Molchan
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has responded positively to a Twitter comment of a person who thinks accusations of Musk manipulating Bitcoin from the community are hypocritical
Elon Musk Agrees That Assumption of Him Manipulating Bitcoin Market Is “Peak Hypocrisy”
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The eccentric self-made billionaire that runs Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, has again added oil into the fire about accusations of Bitcoin price manipulation made by the community against him.

In the comment thread to his Friday tweet, in which he posted the breaking up couple with an emoji of Bitcoin and of a broken heart, he has just responded, agreeing to a “Mr. Whale” who has supported him against the wrath of the Bitcoin community.

The user has tweeted that on the one hand Bitcoiners swear that BTC price cannot be manipulated at all and on the other hand they accuse Musk of moving the price up and down with his tweets.

“Mr.Whale” has called these accusations “peak hypocrisy”. Musk seems to agree to that.

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Still, Friday’s Musk’s tweet on Bitcoin pushed the price down over three percent. His earlier tweet, in which Musk stated that Tesla has got “diamond hands” and does not sell BTC, made the largest crypto surge.

Earlier today, the Tesla CEO again put his favorite anime girl with Bitcoin-themed clothes on his Twitter profile picture.

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Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at yuri.molchan@u.today.