A former SpaceX flight attendant accused Elon Musk, the business magnate and the founder of SpaceX of sexual misconduct in 2018.
The attendant worked as a member of the cabin crew for SpaceX’s corporate jet fleets. She alleged that Musk, exposed himself during a massage and that she confided to a friend about the incident.
The aerospace firm reportedly paid $250,000 to settle the claim.
Musk denied the allegations and said the story was a “politically motivated hit piece”.
These allegations come close on the heels of Musk saying that he is shifting his vote to the Republicans since the Democrats “have become the party of division & hate”. He also hinted at attacks that would follow after his declaration.
He took to Twitter to claim that the attacks on him will not deter him from fighting for a “good future and your right to free speech”.
Musk called off his offer to buy Twitter for $44 billion last month citing the company needs to clear his doubts about its spam accounts.