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Elon Musk tags hero cave diver a ‘child rapist’ after apologizing for him a ‘paedo’

The outspoken CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, the so-called Vernon Unsworth a “child rapist” and alleged that he moved to Thailand to find a child bride in a second baseless attack.

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Tesla tycoon Elon Musk has doubled down on his vile claim that a Brit caver who has assisted in the rescue of a stranded Thai football team is a “paedo.”

The pronounced tech CEO, 47, called Vernon Unsworth, 63, a “child rapist” and alleged that he moved to Thailand to find a child bride in a second baseless attack.

He repeated the baseless slur – denied by Unsworth the lawyers – in an explosive e-mail to Buzzfeed News.

He blasted: “He is an old, single white man from England who travel to or live in Thailand for 30 to 40 years, mostly Pattaya Beach, to moving to Chiang Rai for a child bride who was about 12 years old at the time.

“There is only one reason that people go to the Beach of Pattaya. It is not where you go for the caves, but it is where you would go for something else.

“Chiang Rai is well known for child sex-trade.”

He added: “As for this alleged threat of a lawsuit, which magically appeared when I addressed the issue (nothing is sent or increased in advance), I hope he f***ing complains”

His latest outburst comes after an AMERICAN lawyer for Unsworth sent Musk a letter by Fedex and e-mail notifying him of a possible lawsuit.

The Brit is represented by the well-known L. Lin Wood, P. C, of Atlanta, who is described as a “powerhouse libel and defamation lawyers.”

Musk made his original allegations against Unsworth in mid-July without any evidence, before later says sorry and the removal of his insulting tweets.

Musk – worth a reported $20 billion – posted a series of bizarre series of tweets, some of which he later deleted, suggesting that the expert had exaggerated his role in the rescue.

In July, claimed he was suspicious the 63-year-old lived in Thailand before explicitly branding him a “paedo” in one post.

Musk added: “Never saw this British expat male who lives in Thailand (sus) at any point when we were in the caves.”

However, he tweeted: “My words were spoken in anger after Mr Unsworth said a number of untruths & suggested I engage in a sexual act with the mini-sub, which was built as an act of kindness, and according to the specifications of the dive team leader.”

This story originally appeared on The Sun. Read more content out of The Sun here.

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