Elon Musk says story about fired assistant is false

August 12, 2017

Elon MuskImage: MACMAHON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock In the last couple of days, a story lifted from Ashlee Vance’s biography of Elon Musk has been making the rounds on the internet, claiming that Musk fired his assistant of 12 years when she wanted a raise. The story portrays Musk as an unusually cruel (or extremely efficient, depending on your perspective) leader, but now Musk himself has taken to Twitter to explain that the story…