“All of us are having to chop again on what number of automobiles we shoot into area”
STEPHEN COLBERT OFFERED Elon Musk some recommendation after the billionaire’s 2022 wealth loss exceeded $100 billion following a number of Twitter and enterprise mishaps. As shares of Tesla Inc. dropped to the bottom stage in two years, Colbert introduced the troubling information on final evening’s episode of The Late Present: “After a sequence of very public setbacks, Elon Musk’s 2022 wealth loss exceeds $100 billion.”
After the viewers dutifully applauded, the speak present host associated to the Twitter proprietor. “Hear, Elon. I do know belt tightening is not any enjoyable, however you’re not alone in these powerful financial occasions! OK?,” joked Colbert. “All of us are having to chop again on what number of automobiles we shoot into area.”
Nonetheless, Musk continues to carry the title of the richest man on this planet with a fortune of $169.8 billion, based on Bloomberg and its Billionaires Index. Regardless of taking a $8.6 billion loss Monday and being down $100.5 billion this yr after peaking at $340 billion somewhat greater than a yr in the past, the Tesla CEO appears to be in good spirits.
Musk has been on a string of social media antics since shopping for Twitter. Most not too long ago, he’s managed to fireplace half of Twitter’s workers forward of the vacations, seen an exodus of celebrities go away the platform, unsuccessfully tried to woo Donald Trump again to Twitter, and precipitated proper wingers to cry into their salty laps after asserting a shadowbanning coverage.