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Musk launches a perfume and jokes about using profits to buy Twitter

The billionaire businessman Elon Musk launched this Wednesday a perfume called “Burnt Hair” (Burnt Hair) and, in his most joking facet, asked his followers to buy the product to help him in the acquisition of the social network Twitter.

Muskwho is the richest man in the world, wrote a series of humorous messages on his account Twitter wondering why he hadn’t thought of the idea before and revealed that he has already sold 10,000 bottles of the perfume worth a million dollars.

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“Please buy my perfume so I can buy Twitter”continued the CEO of Teslawhich changed its title on the platform to “Perfume seller” and posted a link to the product, offered for $100 on its online store.

The suggestion of using the perfume to finance the purchase of Twitter It comes when some economic media point out that the operation, agreed for 44,000 million dollars, could cost more than expected due to the rise in interest rates.

A week ago, Musk agreed to buy Twitter again after months of disagreements, but the Justice urged him to close the transaction before October 28 to avoid the lawsuit promoted by the company against him to force him to do so.

The controversial businessman took advantage of his popularity – more than 108 million followers on Twitter – to sell other curious products, sometimes based on occurrences or jokes, such as red satin shorts, surfboards or tequila.

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Your digital store, hosted on your company website The Boring Companyhas a section dedicated to a fake flamethrower that sold 20,000 units and is promoted humorously, just like the new perfume.

“Burnt Hair”which according to the website will start shipping to buyers in the first quarter of 2023, is described as “the essence of a disgusting desire” and with slogans such as “‘Stand out from the crowd! Make them notice you when you walk through the airport”.

Source: Elcomercio

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