Rick Ross Says He Would Never Ride In A Tesla Because They Might Drive Him To Police

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It looks like Rick Ross won’t be hopping in a Tesla anytime soon. The ‘Stay Schemin’ rapper said he fears that the electric vehicle can possess the power to take him to the authorities against his will, Consequence of Sound reported. 

“I won’t say I’ll never have a smart car, but I’ve never ridden in a Tesla,”

Ross said on his Instagram story.

“Never. Never in my life. I’ve never ridden in a Tesla and the reason being is because I’ve always had in the back of my mind, the government could tap into the brain of the car. ‘OK, where’s Rick? He’s over there. Nah, bring him in for questioning,’”

he gathered. 

Ross continued making up multiple scenarios of how the electric vehicle could betray you.

“N****, like, where I’m going? It’s leaving WingStop. You pull up to the building and the agent walk out. ‘Hey, Rick.’”

Ross looking over to someone off camera said,

“What you think it can’t?”

“So if you get in that muthaf***a, that muthaf***a lock the door and take you where it wanna go. You think you finna smoke a blunt? That b***h will suck the air out that b***h,”

he continued. In another post, Ross said the self-driving cars could repossess themselves if the owner were to miss a payment.  

Although Ross’s statements may sound humorous the rapper isn’t totally wrong. According to Insider, Cyber Security Researcher David Colombo hacked into 25 Teslas gaining control of the vehicles in January 2022. Colombo revealed on Twitter that he discovered a

“security bug”

in TeslaMate,

“a popular open-source logging tool that stores sensitive information, including location history, in order to link to the cars,”

reports state. The bug was later fixed and Colombo explained that he was only able to control certain features and start the car but not move the car remotely. 

However, Ross, we feel you. 

#Clique, what are your thoughts?

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