KISS frontman Paul Stanley has questioned whether Elon Musk could have helped end world hunger with the $44 billion he bid to purchase Twitter.
Stanley took to his Twitter to share a Reuters news story about the acquisition, while also including the following message: “I May Be Missing Something (please tell me). Rather than funding a personal acquisition, Wouldn’t our world be better advanced by using far less than 44 BILLION DOLLARS to eradicate world hunger?, cure cancer? The list is long & the possibilities endless.”
Some of the other notable musicians chimed in to respond to Stanley‘s tweet. SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers wrote: “Paul … you’re probably one of my favorite people I’ve ever toured with But A. Telling citizens what to do with their money isn’t our job B. Even with 44 trillion. You’re not ending world hunger.”
Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim “Ripper” Owens also wrote: “Well he is selling Teslas, but I’m sure they won’t be buying those now either. It’s cool you live in a 1 bedroom 800 square foot house and most of your money goes to fixing world hunger. That’s awesome. Instead of fans buying any of your stuff give it to charity instead.”
SACRED REICH frontman Phil Rind also weighed in, writing: “These people don’t care. Does anyone need a $500M yacht? Do people need $100M homes? These guys don’t even want to let their workers unionize because they might have to pay them fairly. World hunger? Homelessness? Those are other people’s problems. All power to the people.”