Elon Musk has denied any romantic involvement with Googleco-founder Sergey Brin's estranged woman

The Tesla author responded on Twitter after the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday

that Musk, 51, was involved in a" brief affair" with Nicole Shanahan last fall and cited people familiar with the matter

The outlet reported that Musk and Brin were preliminarily longtime musketeers, with Brin indeed giving Musk$,000 for Tesla during the 2008 fiscal extremity

Musk has said over the times that he" regularly crashed" at Brin's home in Silicon Valley, the WSJ also reported

I have only seen Nicole doubly in three times, both times with numerous other people around. Nothing romantic.

Telsa author Elon Musk denied an alleged affair with the woman of Googleco-founder Sergey Brin

which was reported as the reason for the couple’s divorce before this time

In a tweet late Sunday evening, Musk said a recent Wall Street Journal report professing he was the cause of the divorce is" total bs" and that he and Sergey" are musketeers

This is total bs. Sergey and I are musketeers and were at a party together last night!" Musk twittered

The couple’s relationship was reportedly strained due to issues related to the COVID- 19 lockdowns and their three- time-old son