Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky sat down live at Miami’s Bitcoin 2021 Conference with Yahoo! Finance for a brief discussion on Celsius, Elon, and more. With a quick question out of the gate around Elon’s latest Twitter chatter, Mashinsky didn’t hesitate to share his opinion.
‘The Crypto Tourist’
“Elon is a tourist in crypto”, Mashinsky stated, adding that “he’s here to collect followers. I don’t think he’s here to make the world a better place, and we can go to where we’re going with Elon or without Elon”.
Bitcoin fell over 5% following Musk’s “break-up” tweet earlier in the day. The tweet follows a ‘bearish behavior’ around bitcoin from the Tesla CEO. Nearly a month ago, Musk cited the use of coal as a major concern leading to his decision to pull the plug on allowing bitcoin as a method of payment for Tesla customers. A number of crypto advocates have grown weary of Musk’s sentiment, with some suggesting that