Elon Musk apologizes after taunting laid-off Twitter employee with disability

March 08, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO — If you’re not told you are fired, are you really fired? It was based on things I was told that were untrue or, in some cases, true, but not meaningful.” he tweeted. But it would have been nice to let me know!” he tweeted to Musk. Thorleifsson, who lives in Iceland, has about 151,000 Twitter followers (Musk has over 130 million). He joined Twitter in 2021, when the company, under the prior management, acquired his startup Ueno.