Barbara Corcoran on Elon Musk: 'I’d like to zip him in a Ziploc bag'

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Real property mogul Barbara Corcoran didn't mince words erstwhile asked astir Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk's caller behavior.

"I'd similar to zip him successful a Ziploc container and effort to get his ego stuffed wrong and calm him down," the "Shark Tank" capitalist told Yahoo Finance successful an interrogation (video above). "He's a spot overmuch lately. I liked him amended who helium was than who helium is lately."

Musk offered to bargain Twitter (TWTR) for astir $44 billion, oregon $54.20 per share, connected April 14. The societal media level agreed to a woody connected April 25th.

But connected May 13, the world's richest antheral connected insubstantial claimed the woody was "on hold pending details supporting calculation that spam/fake accounts bash so correspond little than 5% of users." A fewer days later, Musk responded to a tweet thread from Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal with a poop emoji.

Twitter banal mislaid astir each gains since the institution disclosed Musk's archetypal 9.2% involvement successful the institution connected April 4, and Tesla banal besides sunk much than the broader marketplace recently.

Late Wednesday night, Twitter investors — led by Virginia nonmigratory William Heresniak — filed a lawsuit against him, alleging the billionaire enforcement engaged "in behaviour designed to make uncertainty astir the woody and thrust Twitter’s banal down substantially successful bid to make leverage."

"Twitter has mislaid $8 cardinal successful valuation since the buyout was announced," the suit alleges.

The suit besides claims Musk failed to timely disclose his involvement successful the institution nether SEC law, and frankincense "bought Twitter banal astatine an artificially debased price."

The suit comes arsenic a new SEC filing revealed Musk is readying to beforehand $33.5 cardinal of his ain wealthiness to instrumentality implicit the societal media company, though galore observers aren't convinced the woody volition beryllium completed astatine the archetypal $44 cardinal bid, if astatine all.

Twitter's Agrawal suggested the woody was inactive moving guardant astatine the company's yearly shareholder gathering Wednesday, saying: "We are moving done the transaction process."

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Elon Musk arrives astatine the In America: An Anthology of Fashion themed Met Gala astatine the Metropolitan Museum of Art successful New York City, New York, U.S., May 2, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Corcoran previously sung the praises of Musk during a January 2020 interrogation with Yahoo Finance, describing him arsenic a "winner."

Musk is "rough, but fto maine archer you, immoderate large person is rough," she said astatine the time. "Any large person has a beardown sentiment and isn't truthful creaseless connected the edges and drives it home. ... But that's what you privation erstwhile you privation to reinvent a category, and that's what he's done."

In the latest interview, Corcoran joked that "I'm hoping helium gets simmered down — helium needs a bully pistillate and enactment him successful his place."

Alexandra is simply a Senior Entertainment and Food Reporter astatine Yahoo Finance. Follow her connected Twitter @alliecanal8193 oregon email her astatine [email protected]

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