BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhua) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made good on a promise to unveil the Tesla brand’s short shorts on Sunday. Musk said last week that he would give short shorts to short-shorting Tesla investors to declare his victory over shorts. Tesla’s share price has risen 189 percent this year.
Tesla brand “short shorts”
Short shorts are just one part of Tesla’s branded clothing line, which went live in its online store on Sunday. Musk tweeted that a limited-edition short shorts cost just $69.420. The price is likely to imply Tesla’s privatization price. In 2018, Musk was charged with fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission after he said he was considering privatizing Tesla for $420 a share.
Musk’s tweet to announce the launch of Short Shorts has now reached 59,000 likes. Tesla’s online store is temporarily unable to process short shorts orders. Musk tweeted: “Oops, our website is down. “
Netizens say “short shorts” are out of stock
Many netizens in the comments have sund their successful order Tesla “short short shorts” order screenshots, and some netizens said “short shortshorts” has been out of stock. Users of SSGoodGirl said they couldn’t wait to see her son wear the shorts. However, several netizens mocked Musk, posting a photo of him with British great Ghislaine Maxwell, saying “your friends might like it.” Maxwell is the ex-girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, the protagonist of the sexual assault case.