Fired by Elon Musk, Parag Agrawal and Vijaya Gadde are said to exit with big payouts

Twitter’s new boss Elon Musk wasted no time on Thursday firing CEO Parag Agarwal, legal head Vijaya Gadde, and three other top executives of the company moments after he took charge, tweeting “the bird is freed” to indicate the social media platform would now be more open to unfettered and uninhibited speech.