Actress Alyssa Milano has been lambasted on Twitter, including by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, after she said she ‘returned’ her Tesla and replaced it with a Volkswagen.
“I returned my Tesla,” Milano, a prominent Democrat supporter on Twitter, said. posted saturday. “I bought the VW ev. I love it. I don’t know how advertisers can buy space on Twitter. The products of a listed company pushed into the alignment of hate and white supremacy doesn’t seem like a winning business model.”
Twitter users, many of them conservative, criticized Milano over the tweet, with many pointing to Volkswagen’s ties to the Nazi Party early in its inception.
“Volkswagen was literally founded by Nazis and Hitler,” conservative political commentators The Hodge Twins told, earning a laughing crying emoji and a “100” emoji from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who recently bought Twitter.
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“Wait until you find out who founded Volkswagen! Posted by political strategist Pete D’Abrosca.
“Lulz,” the New Hampshire Libertarian Party tweeted with references to Volkswagen’s early days as a state-sponsored automobile company during Hitler’s rule in Germany.
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Representatives for Alyssa Milano did not immediately respond to a Fox News Digital request for comment.
Milano’s tweet suggested she had found a way to return her Tesla in response to Musk’s recent purchase of Twitter and the controversy surrounding his decision to bring back accounts that had been removed for violating Twitter’s terms of service. the company, including former President Donald. that of Trump.
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“People have spoken,” Musk tweeted after a poll he posted on Twitter showed the majority of those polled want the former president back on the platform. “Trump will be reinstated. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.”