Elon Musk Tells James Woods To 'Delete Your Account' After Actor Calls X.com Owner A 'Greedy Capitalist'

Elon Musk’s decision to remove the “block” feature from X, formerly known as Twitter, has sparked a heated exchange with “Once Upon A Time In America” famed James Woods

What Happened: Woods took to X and voiced his concerns about removing the “block” feature, particularly how it would affect users willing to share their real identities. 

He said, “X will be untenable for people like me,” adding, “If he (Musk) does this, I will have no choice but to retire from this site.” 

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A concerned X user joined the conversation, recognizing Woods’ significance on the platform and asking what could be done to prevent Musk from implementing this change. 

Woods responded with a blistering critique of Musk’s motives, accusing him of prioritizing advertisers over users’ well-being.

He posted, “Musk, whom I once championed, is only doing this to protect his advertisers anyway. Users of X are mere pawns to turn the site into an electronic shopping mall. The man I thought was a defender of free speech is just another greedy capitalist. Disappointing, but not surprising.”

In a typical Musk fashion, the tech billionaire replied, “Then delete your account.”

Why It’s Important: Woods isn’t the only prominent figure to oppose Musk’s decision to go through with this decision to eliminate the block feature, except for direct messages.  

Previously, conservative commentator Buck Sexton also insisted that “block” was vital to combat harassment and maintain a balanced platform.

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