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Actress Alyssa Milano recently admitted that she returned her Tesla in protest of Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter.
Musk has vowed to restore free speech to the platform, which Hollywood liberals like Milano oppose.
“I gave back my Tesla,” Milano said. “I bought a VW electric vehicle. I love it.”
She continued, “I’m not sure how advertisers can buy space on Twitter. Publicly traded company’s products being pushed in alignment with hate and white supremacy doesn’t seem to be a winning business model.”
In the middle of Milano’s virtue signaling about “whit supremacy,” she learned an inconvenient truth about Volkswagen’s ties to the Nazi Party in Germany.
Twitter users, including Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk, criticized Milano over Volkswagen’s past ties to Nazis.
Conservative political commentators posted, “The Nazis and Hitler literally founded Volkswagen.”
The above post prompted a crying, laughing emoji and a “100” emoji from Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 26, 2022
Pete D’Abrosca posted, “Wait till you learn who founded Volkswagen!”
Wait till you learn who founded Volkswagen!
— Pete D’Abrosca (@pdabrosca) November 26, 2022
“Lulz,” the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire tweeted references to Volkswagen’s beginnings as a state-sponsored company during Hitler’s reign.
— Libertarian Party NH (@LPNH) November 26, 2022
VW was founded by nazis. https://t.co/38t0k3fd4B
— CCG BRYSON (@RealBrysonGray) November 26, 2022
— John Rich🇺🇸 (@johnrich) November 26, 2022
— Douglas Karr (@douglaskarr) November 26, 2022
More on this story via Fox News:
Milano’s tweet suggested that she had found a way to give back her Tesla in response to Musk’s recent purchase of Twitter and the controversy that has surrounded his decision to bring back accounts that had been removed for violating the company’s terms of service, including former President Donald Trump’s.
“The people have spoken,” Musk tweeted after a poll he posted on Twitter showed the majority of respondents wanted the former president back on the platform. “Trump will be reinstated. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.”