Indian-American man hires woman at $8 an hour to slap him every time he uses Facebook; Elon Musk is impressed

Maneesh Sethi’s act was advertised in Craigslist back in 2012 and after nine years later after Tesla CEO Elon Musk reacted to it

Indian-American man hires woman at $8 an hour to slap him every time he uses Facebook; Elon Musk is impressed

Photo tweeted by @Rainmaker1973

Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, November 12

An Indian-American entrepreneur in a weird attempt had hired a woman to slap him every time he opened his Facebook account.

Maneesh Sethi, founder of wearable devices brand Pavlok, had reportedly hired the woman named Kara, for $8 an hour, to watch his screen and slap him if he went on the social media platform.

Sethi’s act was advertised in Craigslist back in 2012 and has started doing the rounds on social media nine years later after Tesla CEO Elon Musk reacted to it using two ‘fire’ emojis.

“When I am wasting time, you’ll have to yell at me or if need be, slap me,” Sethi had written in the 2012 ad.

Sethi reacted to Musk’s response with doubt, wondering if the ‘fire’ emojis symbolised his ‘Icarus flying too close to the sun moment.

“I'm the guy in this picture. Is @elonmusk giving me two emojis the highest I'll ever reach? Is this my icarus flying too close to the sun moment? Was that implied by the fire symbols elon posted? Time will tell,” he tweeted on Wednesday.

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