Feds drug-tested me after I smoked weed with Joe Rogan

Feds drug-tested me after I smoked weed with Joe Rogan

Elon Musk’s marijuana-fueled interview session with podcaster Joe Rogan in 2018 prompted the federal authorities to check him and his area exploration firm for medicine for a complete yr, the Tesla mogul revealed.

Musk informed the Nelk Boys and John Shahidi on the “Full Ship” podcast on Thursday that he wanted to show to the federal government that he wasn’t an addict after taking “one puff” throughout his interview with Rogan 4 years in the past.

“I did get a variety of backlash, as a result of it’s nonetheless federally unlawful,” the world’s richest human informed “Full Ship.”

The 2018 interview happened in Rogan’s studios primarily based in Los Angeles. California had legalized leisure hashish consumption in 2018.

“House X has federal authorities contracts, so our rivals have been like ‘Why aren’t you doing something? Take a look at him openly smoking weed on Joe Rogan’s podcast’,” Musk mentioned. 

“They drug examined me for every little thing.” 

The footage of Musk smoking marijuana briefly despatched Tesla’s inventory value falling by as a lot as 9%, bringing the worth of the corporate down by billions of {dollars}.

Musk mentioned that he and the “complete of SpaceX” was examined for medicine for a yr after the 2018 interview.??????????????

The steep inventory fall pressured Musk to reassure buyers that he was not an addict, he mentioned.

Musk’s area exploration firm, SpaceX, received a $2.9 billion contract from NASA to construct a lunar lander that may ferry astronauts to the moon.

Musk additionally revealed throughout Thursday’s podcast interview that he moved right into a “very small” three-bedroom dwelling price $45,000 in Boca Chica, Texas — the place SpaceX maintains its launch website.

He mentioned the house is a 900 sq. foot abode that was “technically a three-bedroom nevertheless it was a two-bedroom” till he transformed the storage. Musk added that he doesn’t have a “principal residence”.

“My mates come and keep they usually can’t imagine” that he lives there, he mentioned.

Musk’s pot-smoking session in 2018 brought about Tesla’s inventory value to dip by some 9%.Zimmerman, Andronika

It was earlier reported by Insider that Musk lived in a prefab tiny dwelling in Boca Chica. The $50,000-a-piece unit, which was constructed by Boxable, measures 375 sq. ft.

Based on Forbes, Musk has a web price of $273.6 billion.

Through the podcast, Musk additionally revealed that he was “pretty nocturnal” and that he slept six hours every day.

Musk, who juggles his CEO duties at Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Firm, mentioned he usually goes to mattress at round 3 a.m. and wakes up at 9 or 9:30 a.m.

Musk was interviewed on Thursday by the “Full Ship” podcast.Full Ship podcast/ YouTube

Musk admitted that he had a “unhealthy behavior” of checking his telephone instantly upon waking to be able to ensure that no “emergencies occur in a single day.”

Musk mentioned that working corporations meant that “there’s often some type of factor that’s occurred in a single day.”

Regardless of his normal busy schedule, Musk agreed to purchase Twitter and take it personal for $44 billion earlier this yr — solely to again out of the deal over a dispute about spam and bot accounts.

Twitter sued Musk in a Delaware courtroom in a bid to implement the phrases of the buyout. A trial is scheduled for this fall.

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