Sex In Silicon Valley: Elon Musk’s Friendship With Sergey Brin Fractured by Alleged Affair

Google co-founder Sergey Brin filed for divorce from his essential other Nicole Shanahan after discovering she allegedly had an affair with Tesla founder Elon Musk remaining year. The 2 tech billionaires don’t seem to be any longer chums.

Brin and Musk every homely come what could ten richest folk within the field and the pair have a lengthy history in Silicon Valley. The Wall Road Journal wrote that in 2008, all the blueprint by financial crisis, Brin gave Musk roughly $500,000 for Tesla, while in 2015, Musk talented Brin with one of Tesla’s first all-electric sport-utility autos.

“I’m hoping for Sergey and I to pass forward with dignity, honesty and concord for the sake of our baby. And we’re every practising that,” Shanahan said. Brin filed for divorce from Shanahan in January.

A lawyer for Brin declined to comment to the Journal; Musk and a spokeswoman for Shanahan didn’t answer to the paper’s requests for comment. (Replace: On Sunday evening, Musk denied the allegations, tweeting: “Here’s full bs. Sergey and I are chums and had been at a catch together together remaining evening! I’ve most effective considered Nicole twice in three years, every times with many folk round. Nothing romantic.”)

The news complicates Elon Musk’s already-turbulent month for every his commercial and deepest existence. As for commercial, he tried to cease his $44 billion bid to purchase Twitter and provide chain points at Tesla plague the company.  Musk was also no longer too lengthy within the past accused of exposing himself to a flight attendant at his company SpaceX.

As for his deepest existence, it was published that Musk secretly had twins with a top executive, who works at his company Neuralink; even juicier, Musk privately welcomed the initiating of the twins most effective weeks before publicly welcoming his baby with Grimes and tweeted that he was “doing his most effective to abet the underpopulation crisis.”