Elon Musk kills Don Lemon's unaired X show after interview with the former CNN host

X’s big pivot to video will need to go on now without one of the three original shows it boasted about earlier this year.Former CNN host Don Lemon announced via a post on the platform, formerly known as Twitter, that Elon Musk canceled his upcoming exclusive show on X – just hours after Musk sat down with Lemon for an interview being filmed for the very first episode. Tweet may have been deleted “Elon Musk has canceled the partnership I had with X, which they announced as part of their public commitment to amplifying more diverse voices on their platform,” Lemon said in a lengthy statement on his X account. “He informed me of his decision hours after an interview I conducted with him on Friday.” SEE ALSO: OpenAI shares Elon Musk’s emails, says he wanted ‘full control’ of the company Lemon’s previous post on X, published the day before, featuring a photo of Lemon sitting with Musk for the interview without any mention of the cancelation. Tweet may have been deleted According to journalist Kara Swisher, Musk texted Lemon’s representatives shortly after the interview on Friday saying “Contract terminated.” However, Semafor reports that there was actually no signed contract to terminate, meaning Lemon’s deal with X was still being finalized. Swisher says the deal between Lemon and X was worth millions of dollars and the company will still have to pay the former CNN host as part of the terms. It’s currently unconfirmed that an interview that apparently irked Musk…Elon Musk kills Don Lemon's unaired X show after interview with the former CNN host