Musk's Buzzfeed Email In 'Pedo' Suit Won't Go To Damages

Law360, Los Angeles (December 2, 2019, 10:40 PM EST) -- On the eve of trial in a spelunker's defamation suit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, a California federal judge held firm Monday on his decision preventing the spelunker from using Musk's email to a Buzzfeed reporter calling him a "pedo" to show damages.

At a hearing in Los Angeles that stretched into the evening, U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson stuck by a pre-trial order he issued Nov. 27 in which he said cave diver Vernon Unsworth can only use the billionaire's email to a BuzzFeed reporter saying that the spelunker — who captured worldwide fame for helping rescue a Thai soccer...

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