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Grimes, who recently “semi-separated” from Elon Musk – whose $200 billion so far makes him the richest man in the world – was spotted in downtown Los Angeles on Friday. Angeles leafing through Karl Marx’s staunchly anti-capitalist “Communist Manifesto” in its first public appearance since the split.

The singer recently broke up with Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
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Grimes reading the
Grimes reads Karl Marx‘s “Communist Manifesto” in Los Angeles.Jvshvisions / BACKGRID

In the photos, Grimes – dressed in a brown and black space suit worthy of a Martian petticoat, seems fascinated by the German sociologist – who pushed, among other things, for the abolition of inherited wealth and “bourgeois” property. .

Grimes and Musk share a child named X Æ A-Xii Musk.
Grimes and Musk share a child named X Æ A-Xii Musk.
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The video shows the progressive pop star happily flipping through the complicated tome, as if flipping through the latest issue of Reader’s Digest.

The footage comes less than a week after the Tesla and SpaceX founder became the world’s richest man, a place where he often flip-flops with Jeff Bezos.

This is Grimes' first public appearance since splitting from Musk.
This is Grimes’ first public appearance since splitting from Musk.
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Grimes could use the book to make conversation with his ex, who once describes himself as a “socialist.”

And Grimes is apparently no stranger to communism. She baffled her TikTok followers in June when she felt that artificial intelligence was the “fastest path to communism”.

Musk recently reclaimed the title of the richest person in the world.
Musk recently reclaimed the title of the richest person in the world.
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Musk claimed he and Grimes were still on good terms amid the breakup.
Musk claimed he and Grimes were still on good terms amid the breakup.
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Grimes recently split from the Tesla co-founder and CEO after three years together, though Musk told Page Six the two remain on “good terms” and see each other “frequently.”

The couple started dating in May 2018 before their son X Æ A-Xii Musk was born.