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Dial H For Hero

(2,971 posts)
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:22 AM Jul 2020

Grimes Deletes Tweet Telling Elon Musk to 'Please Stop' After Tesla CEO Says 'Pronouns Suck'

https://www.newsweek.com/elon-musk-grimes-pronouns-gender-neutral-1520459

Elon Musk was scolded on social media by his partner, the musician Grimes, after he sent a tweet that appeared to disparage the use of gender neutral pronouns.

In a tweet on Friday, the Tesla CEO added a red rose emoji to his Twitter name used as a symbol for the Democratic Socialists of America and wrote the message "pronouns suck." Underneath the message, Grimes wrote in a tweet that has since been deleted: "I love you but please turn off ur phone or give me a dall. I cannot support hate. Please stop this. I know this isn't your heart (sic)."

A screen shot of her message has been reported by a number of media outlets.

In May, the couple announced the birth of their first child together, whom they named X Æ A-XII Musk. Grimes, real name Claire Boucher, has said that they will opt for a gender-neutral parenting style, telling fans on YouTube in February: "I don't want to gender them in case that's not how they feel in their life."
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Grimes Deletes Tweet Telling Elon Musk to 'Please Stop' After Tesla CEO Says 'Pronouns Suck' (Original Post) Dial H For Hero Jul 2020 OP
Two bonkers people Loki Liesmith Jul 2020 #1
One of my friends wants to be referred to as "they" Goodheart Jul 2020 #2
I pity the child DFW Jul 2020 #3
Nothing worse than a smart crazy person Polybius Jul 2020 #4
I hope I live long enough to see Elon crash and burn. GeorgeGist Jul 2020 #5
Or the standard, "I'm Larry, this is my brother Darryl and this is my other brother Darryl" a kennedy Jul 2020 #6
Other Brother Darryl... lame54 Jul 2020 #8
I like it..... a kennedy Jul 2020 #9
Y'all works for everyone! AJT Jul 2020 #7

Goodheart

(5,399 posts)
2. One of my friends wants to be referred to as "they"
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:27 AM
Jul 2020

because he/she has chosen some sort of androgynous, duel identity.

I'm like.... I'll just always use your name instead of a pronoun.... OK, Pat?

DFW

(54,920 posts)
3. I pity the child
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:30 AM
Jul 2020

"Hi, my name's Melissa, and this my brother, Greg. What's your name?"

"My name is X Æ A-XII, but most people just call me X."

"Uhhh, sure, X. See ya around...."

What a cruel thing to do to a child.

Polybius

(15,738 posts)
4. Nothing worse than a smart crazy person
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:34 AM
Jul 2020

At least a stupid crazy person like Trump keeps putting his foot in his mouth, so he'll lose in a landslide.

a kennedy

(30,166 posts)
6. Or the standard, "I'm Larry, this is my brother Darryl and this is my other brother Darryl"
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:40 AM
Jul 2020
Been watching a lot of Newhart lately.
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