Elon Musk was told to turn off his phone by partner Grimes in a since-deleted tweet after he posted a controversial pronouns tweet. Songstress Grimes told her partner and father of her child X Æ A-12, Elon Musk, "turn off your phone" in a since-deleted tweet.
Canadian musician Grimes, 32, was left raging after Elon posted to his 37.1million followers: "Pronouns suck." Grimes was not happy with the Tesla CEO's comment and called him out on Twitter in a since-deleted tweet.
She posted: "I love you but please turn off ur phone or give me a dall [sic].
"I cannot support hate. Please stop this. I know this isn’t your heart."
Elon's controversial tweet followed another post, in which he said: "Twitter sucks."
The entrepreneur recently caused controversy once more when he thew his support behind Kanye West's presidential campaign.
Elon, 49, and Kanye, 43, are good pals, and last month, Kanye posted a photo of himself posing with Elon in coordinating outfits at his house.
Shortly after their meeting, Kanye announced his bid for The White House: "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States Flag of United States! #2020VISION."
Elon followed up with a tweet, which read: "You have my full support!"
But Elon appeared to backtrack on his initial support for Kanye following the rapper's interview with Forbes.
Kanye told the publication he was "pro-life" and vaccinations were "the mark of the beast".
Following the interview going to print, Elon tweeted: "We may have more differences of opinion than I anticipated."
Ahead of his partner Grimes giving birth to their child, she shared she didn't want to reveal the gender of their baby. I don’t want to say the gender of the baby because I feel like their privacy should be protected," Grimes said, according to People.
She reportedly added: "I don’t think they can consent to being famous or being in public."