Christine Baranski sends a photo of herself watching Elon Musk

Diss wanted! Christine Baransky went viral after she was photographed watching Elon Musk at the 2022 Met Gala.

“Funny thing is, I have no memory of ever turning around and glaring at him, but I was actually saying it as I was queuing for dinner,” Baranski said. , 70 years. Weekly entertainment during an interview published on Wednesday, July 20. “I was with someone who was at my table, and I noticed Elon Musk and I was like, ‘Oh my God, it’s Elon Musk.’ I basically said [to my friend], ‘I don’t know how you feel about him, but why is he spending billions of dollars in space when he could clean up the planet?’ I am an environmentalist.

The good wife alum added that despite her “poor opinion” of billionaires like Musk, 51, she had no intention of doing the facial expression in the now iconic photo. “I had to turn around and look at one point, but I didn’t pose for this picture,” she said.

Baransky said EO that the name of the CEO of Tesla will appear in the sixth and final season of her series The Nice fightwhich airs September 8 on Paramount+.

“We have our own Elon Musk in The good fight. Neil Gross is in the penultimate episode and I’m going to kick the billionaires a bit. I added a few lines [to the script]and I will actually include Elon Musk in the final episode,” the Oh mom! actress revealed. On the show, Jean Benjamin Hickey plays Neil Gross, the founder of a Googleesque search engine called Chumhum.

In addition to mentions in legal dramas, the SpaceX founder recently made headlines for walking away from his deal to buy Twitter. According to CNBC, Musk’s attorney sent a letter to the social media company on July 8, withdrawing its merger agreement.

Although the angel investor’s legal team alleged that Twitter misrepresented the state of its business, the platform remains committed to closing the deal.

“Twitter’s board of directors is committed to completing the transaction at the price and terms agreed to with Mr. Musk and plans to pursue legal action to enforce the merger agreement,” the chairman said. board of directors. Bret Taylor tweeted on July 8. “We are confident that we will prevail in the Delaware Court of Chancery.”

The Boring Company founder originally struck a deal with Twitter in April, agreeing to buy the social media company for $44 billion.

“Free speech is the foundation of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital public square where issues vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Musk said in a press release announcing the agreement on April 23.

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