Elon Musk’s daughter will change her name to cut all ties with her father

One of Elon Musk’s daughters has filed an official request (in part) to change her surname in order to cut all ties with her father, according to documents seen by AFP on Tuesday.

“I no longer live with my biological father and no longer want to be associated with him in any form”writes the young woman to explain her request filed the day after her 18th birthday.

This name change comes as the young woman has begun her transition. Born Xavier Alexander Musk, she now wishes to be called Vivian Jenna Wilson.

The young transgender woman wants to take the maiden name of her mother, divorced from Elon Musk in 2008. The request was filed in April in a court in Santa Monica, California, but was unveiled this weekend. by several American media.

“These pronouns are aesthetic nightmares”

In all, the billionaire had eight children: six with Justine Musk (née Wilson) in the 2000s, one of whom died a few weeks after his birth, and, more recently, two with the musician Grimes.

The Tesla and SpaceX boss has written tweets in the past criticizing transgender or non-binary people asking to be identified by specific pronouns, including this tweet from December 2020: “I absolutely support trans but all these pronouns are aesthetic nightmares.”

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