Grimes Living With Elon Musk, Poses With Marx Book

“I’m still living with E and I am not a communist.”

It’s been a busy time in the life of Grimes.

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Earlier last month, Elon Musk announced that he and the musician were splitting up after three years together, saying, “We are semi-separated but still love each other, see each other frequently, and are on great terms.”

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Grimes has been open about how the increased paparazzi attention in the ensuing days has affected her, even penning an original song about, “the privacy invasion, bad press, online hate and harassment by paparazzis.”

Now, images of Grimes reading The Communist Manifesto while walking down the street went viral after the New York Post shared the images under the headline “Grimes seen reading Karl Marx following split with world’s richest man Elon Musk.”

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We can’t actually post the pics here because they’re exclusive to the Post, but you can see them here.

However, things might not be exactly as they seem. Grimes wrote on Instagram, “I was really stressed when paparazzi wouldn’t stop following me this week but then I realized it was opportunity to troll.”

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“I swear this headline omg wtf haha I’m dead.”

“Full disclosure, I’m still living with E and I am not a communist (although there are some very smart ideas in this book — but personally I’m more interested in a radical decentralized UBI that I think could potentially be achieved thru crypto and gaming but I haven’t ironed that idea out enough yet to explain it).”

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“Regardless my opinions on politics are difficult to describe because the political systems that inspire me the most have not yet been implemented.”

This isn’t even the first time this week Grimes has joked with tabloids about communism — she emailed Page Six saying, “I’ll be colonizing [one of Jupiter’s moons] Europa separately from Elon for the lesbian space commune.”

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Anyway, Grimes is open to more suggestions to troll the paparazzi — so keep ’em coming!

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