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Elon Musk’s Rolling Stone cover inspires fans, prompts love advice

By in Press Enterprise on November 15, 2017

By Angela Ratzlaff

Rolling Stone magazine revealed it’s new cover Wednesday morning, and none other than Hawthorne-based SpaceX and Tesla founder/chief executive officer Elon Musk is featured.

Elon Musk appears on our new cover. In the story, he opens up about his plans to inhabit outer space and hopefully find love along the way. Read it here https://t.co/nto39FfdYN pic.twitter.com/sncGKLL1El

— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) November 15, 2017

In a 1999 interview, Musk joked that it would be pretty cool to be on a cover of a Rolling Stone. And now, almost 20 years later, he’s on one. And holding a space helmet, at that.

1999 @elonmusk: “I’d like to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. That would be cool.”

2017: pic.twitter.com/IQ3z51VYeL

— philliplarson (@philliplarson) November 15, 2017

Many saw the cover as historic and inspirational.

50 years ago this week, John Lennon appeared on the cover of the 1st issue of @RollingStone magazine. This week, @ElonMusk is on the cover of the 50th anniversary issue. The result of 9 months of reporting on arguably the most impt person of our generation https://t.co/qYJzgYDFyn

— Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss) November 15, 2017

Wow! @elonmusk you got your Rolling Stone cover! Congratulations! You really are an inspiration to the rest of the world! 👏👏👏

— Carla VM (@carlasofiavm) November 15, 2017

@waitbutwhy along the similar lines of Tim’s articles..

Musk will likely be remembered as one of the most seminal figures of this millennium..👌👌👌

— Harish Anand (@harishanand1995) November 15, 2017

But it was seeing a different side of Musk that proved to be just as, if not more, inspiring for some. In the Rolling Stone feature, Musk opens up about a recent breakup explaining how he can not be happy […]    

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