Twitter owner and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and author Stephen King have been duking it out over the blue-check verification badges since Musk first announced his plan to charge a monthly fee — and King attempted to escalate matters on Saturday.
The acclaimed horror author — who remains verified despite his repeated claims that he has not paid the requisite fee — responded to Musk’s implication that he was footing the bill personally by suggesting he do something else with his money.
I think Mr. Musk should give my blue check to charity. I recommend the Prytula Foundation, which provides lifesaving services in Ukraine. It's only $8, so perhaps Mr. Musk could add a bit more.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) April 22, 2023
Musk replied to King on Sunday, saying, “I’ve donated $100M to Ukraine, how much have you donated? (We turned down the DoD money btw).”
The spat began when King first learned of Musk’s plan to charge a fee for verification — which he initially said would be $20 per month.
I’ve donated $100M to Ukraine, how much have you donated?
(We turned down the DoD money btw) https://t.co/wpLa6dTnP6
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 23, 2023
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