His dad was the one who confirmed it. Of course his dad abandoned his mother after the divorce, and no one doubts they lived a rough life for a while. Still, a man who screams about free speech only to censor anyone he doesn’t agree with isn’t a man I would idolize. And it wasn’t Musk who was directly sued for misogyny, racism, and violations of his worker’s right; it was his companies. But it was widely believed those values came directly from Musk. He verbally supported the anti-union and wage issues California and the National Labor Relations Board brought against the companies.