Elon Musk disputes his purported relationship with Sergey Brin’s wife, a co-founder of Google.

NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! Read this article. 0:00 / 2:48 BeyondWords Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, refuted rumors that his relationship with Sergey Brin’s wife led to the couple’s separation earlier this year.

Late Sunday night, Musk tweeted that the Wall Street Journal’s recent claim that he was the reason for Sergey’s divorce was “complete bs” and that he and Sergey “are friends.”

“Absolute nonsense, I’m acquainted with Sergey, and last night we went to a party together.” Tweeted by Musk.

According to the story, after realizing that Nicole Shanahan had an affair with Musk in December, Brin filed for divorce from Nicole Shanahan in January. Brin blamed Musk for this.


A photo combination of Elon Musk and Nicole Shanahan with Sergey Brin.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Musk and Shanahan allegedly had a relationship while Miami, Florida hosted Art Basel. After the incident, the alleged affair persisted for a brief period of time although Brin and Shanahan were still married and sharing a home.

Musk said in the post, “I’ve only seen Nicole twice in three years, both times with a lot of other people around.
Nothing romantic, he further said.
Musk revealed his sex life was noticeably absent in a subsequent post.

The inventor of Tesla and SpaceX also singled out the WSJ, stating they published the news about the alleged affair based on “third-party random hearsay.” The term “sub tabloid” was also used by him.


He tweeted that the Wall Street Journal “is supposed to have a high standard for journalism yet, right now, they are much sub tabloid.” Instead of publishing third-party random hearsay, the WSJ ought to run stories that genuinely matter to their readers and have a strong factual foundation.

In Santa Clara County Superior Court, Sergey Brin filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable disagreements.”

Nicole Shanahan and Sergey Brin attend the 7th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at NASA Ames Research Center on Nov. 4, 2018, in Mountain View, California.

Brin and Shanahan have a 3-year-old daughter who is valued at $95 billion.

Shanahan is asking for $1 billion as the mediation process goes on, substantially more than what her prenuptial agreement allows. However, according to her attorneys, she was coerced into signing the prenuptial agreement while expecting their daughter.

Recent events in Musk’s personal life include the birth of twins with Shivon Zilis, a top executive at Neuralink, a business that Musk also controls.

He also ended his relationship with Claire Boucher, a singer better known by her stage name Grimes. Even though they split up, they had their second kid through surrogacy in December.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his ex-girlfriend Claire Boucher, who is also known as Grimes.