Those betting against Tesla cashed in after a bizarre video showing CEO Elon Musk smoking pot on a podcast surfaced, and a pair of C-level executives resigned.
Jim Cramer explains why Tesla's short-sellers might be up against "the greatest short-buster in modern memory" in Elon Musk.
Chanos also denies Musk allegations about sharing insider information and paying journalists.
Chanos spoke at the Delivering Alpha conference in New York.
Dunkin' Brands chief Nigel Travis defends the doughnut maker's "asset-light model," which Chanos cited as a reason for his short.
Chanos reveals he's targeting four stocks in two industries: fast food and health care. He also blasts his old punching bag Tesla.
"I'm betting these companies might be worth nothing," the founder and president of Kynikos Associates tells CNBC.
The founder and president of Kynikos Associates reveals that he's betting against two fast food stocks.