One of Elon Musk’s children has filed a petition in Los Angeles County Superior Court to change his surname from Musk, citing a desire to cut ties with their famous father.
Vivian Jenna Wilson filed the petition to legally change her name on April 18, a day after she turned 18, according to court documents.
Wilson cited gender identity as the reason for the name change and “the fact that I no longer live or wish to be related to my biological father in any way.”
The teenager is one of five children Musk shares with writer Justine Wilson. The couple filed for divorce in 2008.
In addition to his children with Wilson, Musk has two children with musician Grimes.
The CEO of Tesla Inc. has previously come under fire for criticizing the use of preferred pronouns for transgender and non-binary people, including two tweets from 2020 that read: “I absolutely support trans people, but all these pronouns are an aesthetic nightmare” and “Pronouns suck.”
Currently the richest man in the world, Musk recently made headlines with his ongoing bid to buy Twitter for $44 billion and use his SpaceX satellite dishes to provide internet access in a war-torn Ukraine. war.
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