Larry David didn’t curb his enthusiasm for calling out Elon Musk.
In line with Walter Isaacson’s new biography on the Tesla CEO, through Insider, the “Seinfeld” co-creator didn’t maintain again from expressing his disgust of Musk’s politics to his face whereas the 2 have been sitting on the identical desk throughout a marriage reception for Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel in Might 2022.
David’s confrontation occurred not lengthy after 19 youngsters and two lecturers have been killed in a capturing at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary college.
In line with Isaacson’s ebook, the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” creator “seemed to be fuming” earlier than he verbally lashed out at Musk: “Do you want to just murder kids in schools?”
Isaacson wrote that Musk was “baffled and annoyed” by David’s blunt query, earlier than telling David he was “anti-kid murder.”
“Then how could you vote Republican?” David stated, in keeping with Isaacson.
The comic later confirmed the incident to Isaacson, and defined he determined to problem Musk after seeing his posts on X, previously Twitter.
“His tweets about voting Republican because Democrats were the party of division and hate were sticking in my craw,” David informed Isaacson, per the New York Put up.
“Even if Uvalde never happened, I probably would have brought it up, because I was angry and offended,” David added.
HuffPost has reached out to David for affirmation in regards to the incident. David did affirm the story to Insider, nevertheless.
It’s straightforward to know David’s frustration. Quickly after the Uvalde college capturing, Republicans went on an absurd spin frenzy that blamed the tragedy on the whole lot however weapons. Their illogical stretches that served as the reason why the capturing occurred ranged from the 18-year-old gunman being “brainwashed in school by liberal teachers to think he shouldn’t be a male” to the varsity having too many doorways for the gunman to enter.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stated after the capturing that faculties could be higher protected by “having one door that goes in and out of the school [and] having armed police officers at that one door.”
We will solely think about how David would react to Cruz’s assertion that we have to throw extra weapons at a gun drawback.