Singer-songwriter Grimes attends the World Premiere of ‘Captain Marvel’ in Hollywood, California on March 4, 2019. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

Grimes has revealed the truth behind the viral paparazzi photo of her reading Karl Marx after splitting from Elon Musk, the world’s richest person.

In photos that reached all corners of the internet over the weekend, Grimes was seen walking around Los Angeles in what is best described as a robot-elf costume, while reading a copy of Karl Marx . The communist manifesto.

Hilarity ensued, as the media jumped on the contrast between her choice of reading material and the fact that she had just split from Elon Musk, the world’s richest person with a net worth. net of just under $200 billion.

Sadly, the singer has now revealed her appearance as fellow Grimes was just a publicity stunt.

Hounded by the paparazzi since her breakup with Musk, she explained on Instagram that she realized it was the perfect “opportunity to troll”.

Share a title the New York Post – ‘Grimes seen reading Karl Marx after he broke up with the richest man in the world Elon Musk’ – she wrote on Instagram: ‘Full disclosure, I still live with E and am not a communist.’

While Grimes admitted that Marx had “some very clever ideas in this book,” she added, “Personally, I’m more interested in a radically decentralized UBI that I think could potentially be achieved through crypto and gambling. , but I did not iron this idea. enough to explain it.

“Anyway, my views on politics are difficult to describe because the political systems that inspire me the most are not yet implemented.

“Anyway, if the paparazzi keep coming after me, maybe I’ll try to think of other ways to meme – suggestions welcome!”

An Instagram commenter summed up the post perfectly: “Honestly, I love how the lines are getting blurrier every day between ‘things Grimes normally does’ and ‘things that are Grimes enough that we can’t. not say if it is satire”.

“Keep the internet confused, queen.”

Grimes may soon be heading to one of Jupiter’s moons to start a ‘lesbian space commune’

Although Grimes has now confirmed that she is definitely not a communist, creating a “lesbian space community” is an idea that is still on the table.

The singer confirmed on September 27 that she had split with SpaceX founder Elon Musk, 50, after three years together, and when asked for a comment from page 6, she said, “I’m going to colonize [one of Jupiter’s moons] Europa separately from Elon for the lesbian space community.

Musk told the publication that the couple are “semi-separated but still love each other” and will continue to co-parent baby X Æ A-Xii.