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Vivek Ramaswamy caught on hot mic using bathroom during wild Elon Musk, Alex Jones X livestream

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy went to the toilet during a wild XSpaces livestream, along with Elon Musk, far-right conspiracy theorists Alex Jones, Andrew Tate, and other controversial celebrities. was caught using a hot mic.

This hilariously awkward gaffe by Ramaswami occurred when Musk was interviewing Jones. Jones was the host of InfoWars who claimed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. Hours earlier, Mr. Musk made the widely criticized decision to reinstate Mr. Jones' X account.

The sound of liquid splatter interrupted Jones' rant about what he called a “corporate world government designed to reduce the population.”

“Someone's opening their stuff and urinating! Someone's leaving their cell phone open in the bathroom.” Jones shouted to an audience of tens of thousands. Mario Naufal, a livestream host and social media influencer, tried to alert Ramaswamy to what was happening.

“It's your phone, Vivek. I can't mute you. Vivek?”

The embarrassing moment drew laughs from Musk and others on the call.

“Well, I hope you feel better,” Musk said with a laugh.

“I feel great, thank you. I'm sorry, everyone,” Ramaswamy said.

The incident drew mixed comments from confused audience members, with one quipped that Ramaswami was “literally draining the swamp” and another joked that the incident really happened. . It was a “live stream”.

Vivek Ramaswami is the 2024 Republican presidential candidate. ZUMAPRES.com / Mega

As of Monday, X Spaces events had attracted more than 9.1 million listeners, according to the site's data.

Other polarizing figures on the call included far-right figures such as Jack Posobiec, Michael Flynn, and Jackson Hinkle.

Musk reinstated Jones' account last Saturday after posting a poll asking X number of users for their opinions on whether they should be allowed access to the app. More than 70% of poll respondents said they think Jones should return.

At one point during the livestream, Musk asked Jones to explain “the whole Sandy Hook thing.”

Last year, Jones was ordered to pay $1.44 billion in damages to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. Getty Images

Mr. Jones, who was ordered last year to pay $1.44 billion in damages to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting, initially acknowledged that Musk supported free speech, before offering a lengthy explanation. He praised Mr.

“I had a very minor surgery and I didn't even realize how much power I had,” said Jones, who believes the shooting occurred.

Jones added, “I apologize on a program-by-program basis.” Once again, I apologize for just commenting. Because I'm actually just a guy, a talk radio host, and I'm doing it on the internet. I'm just playing devil's advocate by answering the phone and interviewing guests. And I apologize if it hurt people's feelings. But I did not send anyone to your house. I didn't pee on the grave. I don't know anything about what happened. ”

Elon Musk reinstated Alex Jones' X account. Getty Images

The decision to reinstate Jones' account could further heighten tensions with corporate advertisers. Many advertisers have stopped spending on X due to concerns about the spread of anti-Semitic content on the platform.

Recently, in the wake of the mass exodus, Musk told advertisers, including Disney CEO Bob Iger, to “go fuck yourself.”

Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, was among those who criticized Musk for lifting Jones' suspension.

X's livestream with Alex Jones has attracted over 9 million listeners.

“We strongly disagree with the decision to reinstate Alex Jones' It's not going to happen,” Greenblatt said.

“Similarly, @X is restricting free speech when it refuses to provide Jones with a platform for his defamatory lies and dangerous conspiracy theories that cause paranoia and incite violence. There wasn’t,” he added.

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