Elon Musk Faces Backlash and Chants at Valorant Champions Grand Finals
– Elon Musk attends the Valorant Champions Grand Finals with his son Lil X, but is met with boos from the live audience.
– Online critics slam Musk for his presence at the event, with Twitter users mocking him and Reddit users speculating about his potential actions in the gaming community.
Elon Musk’s Attendance at Valorant Champions Grand Finals Sparks Controversy and Fan Reactions
Elon Musk’s appearance at the Valorant Champions Grand Finals on August 26, 2023, alongside his son Lil X, was met with a mixed response from the crowd. While some fans cheered for the billionaire entrepreneur, others in the live audience booed him. However, it was online where the backlash against Musk’s attendance truly took off.
Prominent personalities and gamers on Twitter had a field day pointing out the chants and negative reactions Elon received at the event. Notably, popular e-sports personality Jake Sucky tweeted, “Elon Musk (is) getting booed at VALORANT Champs and the crowd starts chanting ‘Bring back Twitter,’ LMAO.” This tweet quickly gained traction and became a source of amusement for many on social media.
Meanwhile, Reddit users took a different approach to expressing their opinions about Musk’s presence. Many commented that they believed he would attempt to buy Valorant and start blocking people from attending future events. These speculations sparked lively discussions among Redditors about the potential impact of Musk’s involvement in the gaming world.
On another note, former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro Tarik hosted a live watch party with “Disguised Toast” and actively searched for Elon when he learned of the businessman’s attendance. Tarik’s excitement was evident as he exclaimed, “What?! Where is that? Uh-oh… the owner of X? Is that him? We’re trying to get Elon on the stream. But he said he’s too cool for us. Elon Esports, bro! Please!” This further fueled the online buzz surrounding Musk’s presence at the event.
In addition to Elon Musk, other notable figures such as actor Ben Affleck and professional Valorant player TenZ were also spotted at the Valorant Champions Grand Finals. Ultimately, Evil Geniuses emerged as the champions of Valorant in 2023.
Source: www.hindustantimes.com (1693141219)