"It's quite common in the English-speaking world. Calling someone a 'pedo guy' means creepy. If you did a search or asked someone what it means it would be a creepy," he said.
Lawyers for Unsworth argued that Musk was using his social media platform to damage the explorer's reputation and paint him as a paedophile.
Last year, he called Unsworth a "child rapist" in an email. Unsworth sued him two months later in a Los Angeles federal court, saying Musk falsely branded him a paedophile and child rapist.
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