In a surprising turn of events, Elon Musk, the head of Twitter, has offered former Fox News host Tucker Carlson the position of CEO of the social media platform.
This comes just days after Carlson was fired from his job as a host on Fox News over allegations of sexism.
Musk, who is known for his unpredictable behavior and unconventional approach to business, took to Twitter to make the announcement.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Tucker Carlson as the new CEO of Twitter,” he wrote. “I can’t wait to see what he’ll do with the platform.”
The move has been met with widespread confusion and disbelief, with many questioning Musk’s judgment and Carlson’s qualifications for the role.
After all, Carlson is known primarily for his controversial opinions and divisive rhetoric, rather than his expertise in technology or social media.
But according to Musk, Carlson is the perfect person to lead Twitter into the future. “Tucker has a proven track record of engaging with people and getting them riled up,” he explained. “That’s exactly what we need at Twitter right now.”
Despite the skepticism, Carlson seems to be taking the job seriously. In a statement to the press, he expressed his excitement at the opportunity to take on this new challenge. “I’m honored to be chosen as the new CEO of Twitter,” he said. “I can’t wait to get started and bring my unique perspective to this important role.”
Only time will tell how this unusual partnership will play out. But one thing’s for sure: with Musk and Carlson at the helm, Twitter is bound to be an even more interesting place than it already is.