People Say What They'd Do With Elon Musk's Money After The Billionaire Said He'd Open A Candy Company

Twitter users share how they'd spend their #MuskMoney after the billionaire shares ideas for his latest venture on social media.

Over the weekend, while most people were binge eating tacos and downing margaritas in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter to share ideas for his latest venture. The Tesla and SpaceX founder posited the notion that he might put his money where our mouths are and invite consumers to enjoy the "sweet" life. That's right -- Elon Musk wants to start his own candy company.


Yet, while Musk has used much of his fortune to invest in technologies that help the greater good, his latest idea was met with swift disapproval. Ariel Dumas, writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, created the #MuskMoney hashtag to encourage other Twitter users to share how they'd spend Musk's fortune.

While some suggestions were blatantly "out of this world," the following Twitter users countered Musk's proposal with a more philanthropic approach to investment:

Many would use the money to provide for those who are less fortunate ...

... while others would use the money to help citizens the government left behind.

Numerous people would invest in programs to help women ...

... while others would use the money to fund as many projects as possible.

Regardless of their particular focus, the majority of Twitter users would use the money to serve others. They long to right the wrongs of this world which, in the end, would taste so much sweeter than candy.

Cover image via  Marina Linchevska / Shutterstock


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