RCB Slams Elon Musk Through A Tweet, Claims Account Was Hacked
RCB Slams Elon Musk Through A Tweet, Claims Account Was Hacked. Image Credits: Twitter

The tweet of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise critiquing Tesla CEO Elon Musk was circulated on social media on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the CEO of Tesla Elon Musk shared the picture of his new Shiba Inu puppy on Twitter. Notably, Elon Musk has named his Shiba Inu puppy Folki and he shared the news of adopting a puppy on Sunday with his fans on social media. He captioned the post”Floki has arrived,”

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Meanwhile, the tweet became the hot topic of discussion among cricket pundits after the comment made by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) official Twitter handle on the post. The RCB franchise posted a comment bashing the Tesla CEO over Bitcoin mining and its ill effects on the environment.

“Tesla got $1.5bn in environmental subsidies in 2020, funded by the taxpayer. “It turned around and spent $1.5bn on Bitcoin, which is mostly mined with electricity from coal,” RCB wrote responding to Elon Musk’s tweet

The tweet later was deleted. However, fans were able to take a screenshot and it was surrounded on social media.

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“We condemn the tweet that the hackers put out”: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) In A Official Statement On Twitter

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Royal Challengers Bangalore (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Virat Kohli-led RCB franchise soon released a statement clarifying that they did not post that comment on Elon Musk’s Tweet. Also in the statement, they mentioned that their account was hacked and they did not endorse any of the content posted by hackers on the Tweet of Elon Musk, adding they have got back access to their account.

Dear 12th Man Army, our Twitter account was compromised a few hours ago and we have now managed to get the access back. We condemn the tweet that the hackers put out and we do not endorse any content from that tweet, which we have now deleted. We regret the inconvenience caused,” RCB tweeted.

 

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) had an amazing outing in the first half of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 as they were placed in 3rd position with 5 victories in their bag.

Currently, the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad has reached UAE where they are preparing for the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 which is all set to begin from September 19 with a high voltage clash between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore (Image Credit: Twitter)

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