“It's Total BS”: Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says He Didn't Scold Employee For Taking Off Work to Attend Child's Birth

Tesla CEO Elon Musk disputes a book's contention that he was angry at a male employee for taking off work to watch his child be born.

In a collection of provocative quotes from the new book "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future," which was written by Bloomberg reporter Ashlee Vance, Washington Post noted that an anonymous Tesla employee who took time off to watch the birth of his child recalled receiving an email that said, “That is no excuse. I am extremely disappointed. You need to figure out where your priorities are. We’re changing the world and changing history, and you either commit or you don’t.”

Musk replied via Twitter on Monday that, "It is total BS & hurtful to claim that I told a guy to miss his child's birth just to attend a company meeting. I would never do that.."

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