Elon Musk’s Friendship With Sergey Brin Ruptured by Alleged Affair

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Kirsten Grind and Emily Glazer

Updated July 25, 2022 12:30 am ET

Elon Musk engaged in a brief affair last fall with the wife of Sergey Brin, prompting the Google co-founder to file for divorce earlier this year and ending the tech billionaires’ long friendship, according to people familiar with the matter.

Their falling out is one of a string of personal issues Mr. Musk has faced even as he juggles business challenges, including manufacturing disruptions at Tesla and a court fight over his desire to withdraw his $44 billion bid for Twitter Inc.

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