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Musk Seeks Dismissal of Twitter Investor Suit as ‘Hypothetical’

Elon Musk
Elon MuskPhotographer: Joshua Lott/Getty Images

Elon Musk asked a judge to throw out a Twitter Inc. shareholder’s lawsuit over the billionaire’s effort to cancel his $44 billion buyout of company, already the subject of a high-profile legal battle.

The suit is flawed because it casts the Tesla Inc. chief executive officer as controlling Twitter and seeks to recover “purely hypothetical” losses on behalf of all Twitter investors, Musk’s lawyers argued.