Star Trek Captain James Kirk has a new wish Dump the Bird, and make me the face of Twiter. The new slogan was suggested to Elon Musk by William Shatner, the high-profile Canadian actor and the Star Trek’s Captain James Kirk (real name William Shatner), who is a new fan of Elon Musk. In a tweet wrote, “I am stating that I am staying here”.
James urged Elon Musk dump the Twitter logo -the bird and make him the face of the microblogging site. “I am trying to pitch Elon to hire me as the face of Twitter. #dumpthe bird,” the Star Trek actor wrote.
Shatner’s tweet has sparked a social media firestorm. “BTW, since it seems to be the latest “thing” on here. I’m stating that I’m staying on Twitter. Besides, I think @elonmusk is adorbs. Also, full disclosure: I’m trying to pitch Elon to hire me as the face of Twitter,” Shatner wrote.
Star Trek Captain James Kirk – I am Stating that I am Staying on Twitter
In 2017, Elon Musk’s name was mentioned in a sci-fi series Star Trek: Discovery
Musk was ranked alongside Wright Brothers and the scientist who brought warp speed light to humanity. A character in the show, Captain Gabriel Lorca, which is portrayed by actor Jason Issacs, mentioned Musk alongside the Wright Brothers.
Elon Musk’s crusade against Twitter Inc. escalated from a war of words to a full-on takeover, he was egged on behind the scenes by a mix of voices—from fellow billionaires to internet trolls—with their own beefs with the social-media platform.
Earlier, Elon Musk engaged in a Twitter spat with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after she rebuked billionaires and delivered an indirect rebuttal to the Tesla Inc. chief executive’s tweet saying that the Democratic Party “has been hijacked by extremists.”
Musk, who has agreed to buy Twitter Inc. for $44 billion, tweeted about Democrats to his nearly 89 million followers Thursday, hours after tweeting a cartoon showing liberals sprinting far to the left since 2008.
Meanwhile, Twitter Chief Executive Parag Agrawal sought to quell employee anger on Friday during a company-wide meeting where employees demanded answers to how managers planned to handle an anticipated mass exodus prompted by Elon Musk.
The meeting comes after Musk, the Tesla chief executive who sealed a $44 billion deal to buy the social media company, repeatedly criticised Twitter’s content moderation practices and a top executive responsible for setting speech and safety policies.