The billionaire CEO who had already offloaded a combined US$6.9 billion worth of shares in the electric car company as of Nov 12, further wrote, 'Want me to sell more stock, Bernie? Just say the word.'
His massive disposal hit Tesla's share price, which slumped 15.4% over the week.
The 4.5 million shares equate to about 3% of his total holdings in the electric vehicle manufacturer, which makes up the vast part of his estimated US$281.6 billion fortune.
Mixed reactions arise to a suggestion that companies reaping huge profits during the pandemic pay more tax.