Eventually, Elon Musk also got to know about the man last year through the viral video where Yilong Ma is seen standing next to a car, which prompted him to tweet that he may be “partly Chinese”. But recently, a Twitter user brought up Yilong Ma again through this tweet.
Should we deploy Chinese @elonmusk as a decoy? https://t.co/iIxnXtIEMw
— Anthony: BOT # 419,68 (@Muskstaycalm) 1652061008000
In response to the tweet, Musk tweeted: “I’d like to meet this guy (if he is real). Hard to tell with deepfakes these days”.
@Muskstaycalm I’d like to meet this guy (if he is real). Hard to tell with deepfakes these days.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) 1652102911000
Yilong Ma (the social media accounts in his name, rather) is reportedly very enthusiastic when it comes to sharing his thoughts on the striking resemblance with Elon Musk and has called him “my brother” and “my bro” in his posts. Yilong has said that his English is not that good, actually “awful” and that he needs an English teacher.
“I am here. I want very much to see you too! I love you, you are my hero,” he also reportedly wrote on Weibo, responding to Musk’s tweet.