The controversial tech mogul made a surprise appearance at a San Francisco stand-up gig and was introduced by Chappelle as “the richest man in the world.”
But Musk probably didn’t get the warm welcome he hoped for.
The audience erupted in boos as the billionaire took the stage.
“Technically it was 90% cheering and 10% booing (except for quiet periods), but still, it was a lot of booing. This is the first time in real life for me (often on Twitter ),” Musk replied. As if I offended his sci-fi bumbling left…but no. ”
However, the video picture One popular YouTube clip that went viral online days after the comedy show of the awkward scene shows that when Musk tried to speak, the audience’s boos only grew louder.
And now, fans are even more frustrated because a video of Musk shouting about his wealth in response to an angry crowd has also surfaced online.
Musk is heard yelling “I’m rich, bitch!” With awkward footage — famous line From Chappelle’s comedy show – A large air horn was also blown up in an attempt to silence the audience.
“Elon Musk yelling ‘I’m rich, bitch’ while the audience honks at Chapelle’s show to drown out the boos from the crowd is one of the saddest videos I’ve ever seen. is.” popular tweets.
“How insecure would it be to boast absurdly about one’s wealth when one thinks one’s wealth is only 10% of the crowd?” wrote one.
“Everyone knows he’s rich. The fact that he’s been booed to his face suggests many don’t give AF,” said another. I was.
As the gig progressed, Chappelle told the relentless crowd to “shut up” after trying to defend the billionaire.
“It sounds like some of the people you fired are in the audience,” the comedian joked, referring to every former Twitter employee Musk has dismissed Since taking over the owner of the platform.
Chappelle went on to suggest that those who were booing were people sitting in “bad seats,” and seemed to hint that he was simply jealous of Musk’s vast wealth.
“All these people booing, and I’m just pointing out the obvious, you have terrible seats,” the cartoon said.
Since then, several internet users have expressed their dissatisfaction with Chappelle’s remarks.
“Did Chappelle argue that it was the people in the cheap seats who were booing? Are you accusing them of being envious and poor for not paying?” commented.
“Dave making fun of broken people is not where it is. “Chapelle insulted those who came to see his show. Pathetic and petty,” wrote someone else.
Similarly, Musk reacted to the whole thing by calling those who booed him “free-spirited leftists,” angering several Twitter users.