Cate Blanchett and Jameela Jamil express concerns over Twitter takeover
Cate Blanchett and Jameela Jamil have shared their thoughts about the impending takeover of Twitter by tech billionaire Elon Musk.
The Tesla founder has put in an offer to buy the social media platform for a price in the region of £34 bullion.
Elon Musk is worth around £214 billion, making him the world's richest man. Under his ownership, Twitter will become a private company.
He has confirmed that the site will continue to be a platform for free speech.
Many users of the site have expressed their concerns, including actress Cate Blanchett who has offered a stark warning.
Cate, 52, called the takeover "dangerous".
The actress spoke to Variety about the subject, saying: "It's dangerous. That's all I have to say. It's very, very dangerous."
The Good Life actress Jameela Jamil also had plenty to say on the topic, and said that Elon's promise to allow "free speech" would lead to "lawless hate, bigotry and misogyny" on the platform.
After Elon tweeted: "I hope that even my worst critics remain on Twitter, because that is what free speech means," Jameela was quick to respond.
"Ah he got twitter," she wrote.
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"I would like this to be my what lies here as my last tweet. Just really *any* excuse to show pics of Barold," she continued while adding a series of photos of the dog she shares with her musician boyfriend James Blake.
"I fear this free speech bid is going to help this hell platform reach its final form of totally lawless hate, bigotry, and misogyny. Best of luck."
She had earlier joked: "One good thing about Elon buying twitter is that I will *FINALLY* leave and stop being a complete menace to society on here. So it’s win win for you all really."
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