STORY: Musk, who spoke at the Qatar Economic Forum organized by Bloomberg, said, "You've probably read about the question as to whether the number of fake and spam users on the system is less than 5%, as Twitter claims. Which I think is probably not most people's experience, when using Twitter. So we're still awaiting resolution on that matter, and that is a very significant matter."
"And then of course, there's the question of, will the, the debt portion of the round come together? And then will the shareholders vote in favor?" Musk said.
Musk had told Tesla executives in a June 2 email seen by Reuters he had a "super bad feeling" about the economy and that the company needed to cut staff by about 10% and "pause all hiring worldwide."
In Qatar on Tuesday, Musk said, ''Well, I think a recession is inevitable at some point as to whether there is a recession in the near term. I think that is more likely than not."