Elon Musk’s child seeks to change the name to sever ties with the father

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 Games Conference in Los Angeles, California, US, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

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June 20 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s transgender daughter has applied to change her name in accordance with her new gender identity and because I “no longer live with my biological father or wish to be associated with him in any way, shape, or form.”

The petition for a name change and a new birth certificate that reflects her new gender identity was filed with the Los Angeles County Superior Court in Santa Monica in April. Recently appeared in some online media reports.

Ex-Xavier Alexander Musk, who recently turned 18 and of age in California, has asked a court to change her gender recognition from male to female and to register her new name, according to court documents available online through PlainSite.org.

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Its new name has been revised in the online document. Her mother is Justin Wilson, who divorced Musk in 2008.

There was no other explanation for the rift between Musk’s daughter and her father, Tesla (TSLA.O) And the head of SpaceX trying to acquire the social networking platform Twitter for $ 44 billion (TWTR.N).

Neither the lawyers representing Musk nor Tesla’s media office immediately responded to Reuters emails seeking comment on Monday.

In May, about a month after filing the name and gender change document, Musk announced his support for the Republican Party, whose elected representatives support a raft of legislation that would limit transgender rights in states across the country.

Musk has studied the issue of transgender people choosing their preferred pronouns, tweeting in 2020, “I totally support trans, but all of these pronouns are an aesthetic nightmare.”

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(Covering from Daniel Trotta: Editing by Ross Colvin and Jerry Doyle)

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