Musk’s child has petitioned for a new name and birth certificate through the Los Angeles County Superior Court in Santa Monica.

The documents filed in April, found on, state that Musk’s child no longer wants to “live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape or form.”This revelation about Musk’s home life may shock some as he’s previously joked about gender identity and even tweeted, “Pronouns suck.”Musk’s child, named Xavier Alexander Musk at birth, recently turned 18 and has asked the California court to change their name and gender recognition from male to female.

The new name is redacted in the court document.In July 2020, Musk courted controversy for tweeting a controversial two-word opinion: “Pronouns suck.”At the time, his comments received huge backlash online, while his then-partner Grimes also replied in a since deleted tweet. “I love you but please turn off ur phone or give me a [call].