- Elon Musk tweeted on Wednesday that he would like to buy Coca-Cola.
- why? The billionaire said in a tweet that he wanted to “put cocaine back” into soft drinks.
- Several Twitter users are posting suggestions for other companies that Musk should buy.
Elon Musk Tweet on Wednesday He would like to buy Coca-Cola to “return cocaine” to the drink.
Musk’s post came two days after the billionaire It acquired Twitter in a $44 billion deal. “Let’s make Twitter the most fun!” He tweeted less than an hour after he announced his plans for the beverage company.
While Musk’s comments about Coca-Cola were likely a hoax, they hold some historical truth.
At the time, Pemberton’s recipe included cocaine extract taken from coca leaves. He described the drink as a “patent drug” and “a brain tonic and intellectual drink.”
Article in the New York Times in 1988 Coca-Cola also mentioned how cocaine was initially included in the drink but was phased out by the 20th century.
Coca-Cola representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider.
Musk’s tweet about Coca-Cola, which went viral, prompted a response from Representative Lauren Poubert, who took a quick hit. Hunter Biden’s documented drug use. “Was Hunter asking you for favors?” I wrote.
Since the announcement of Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, many users of the platform have tweeted suggestions of which companies he should buy next.
1 Twitter user He wrote that Musk should “buy Fox” to get another season of the green-lit Firefly TV series, which Musk is attending. replied: “Some science fiction movies that have science fiction in them would be great.”
Twitter saw Huge fluctuations in the number of users Since the takeover, left-leaning accounts have lost thousands of followers and right-leaning users are gaining in droves.