Hollywood actress and political activist Alyssa Milano suffered a humiliating defeat on social media after she got involved in a Twitter battle with tech billionaire and Twitter chief Elon Musk.
The feud began when Milano criticized Musk for his recent tweets about the COVID-19 pandemic, in which he claimed the virus was not as dangerous as people had been led to believe.
Milano responded to Musk’s tweet, saying his comments were irresponsible and dangerous, and urged him to use his platform to promote accurate information about the pandemic.
Musk followed up with a tweet of his own asking Milano to “stick to acting” and accusing her of spreading misinformation about the virus. The tweet quickly went viral, with many users on social media praising Musk for putting Milano in her place.
Milano attempted to defend herself, but her arguments fell flat against Musk’s quick wit and stinging sarcasm. She eventually deleted her tweets and went offline for several days, leading many to speculate that she had been humiliated by the Twitter chief.
The incident has sparked a debate on social media about the role of celebrities in politics and the responsibility of those in positions of power to use their influence for good. While some have criticized Musk for his dismissive attitude toward Milano’s concerns, others have praised him for standing up to a celebrity who they feel is distant from the realities of the pandemic.
As for Milano, she has yet to comment on the incident, but sources close to her say she is embarrassed by the public backlash and is considering taking a break from social media and coming up with a new strategy to connect with her followers. Still working. Idea. ,
In the end, it looks like this Twitter battle has taught us all a valuable lesson: Never mess with Twitter chief Elon Musk.