Elon Musk is using ex-girlfriend Grimes’ tweets to prove to custody courts that she primarily lived in Texas despite her claims that she lived in California. This distinction is important, because Texas has a cap on maximum child support payments where California has no maximum cap.
No cap, this billionaire with a “B” is fighting to minimize child support payments to the mother of three of his children, and is thus fighting for his kids to have less access to his grossly abundant financial resources, dependent on the outcome of the custody battle.
In an amended petition filed Monday, the X owner said Grimes posted on the site on multiple occasions saying that she lives in Texas. Musk cites seven posts from social media that Grimes wrote between February 2021 and October 2023 in the court document.
The “tweets reflected her continued residence,” Musk’s filing reads. He alleges Grimes and the kids lived with him in a shared Texas home as recently as July of 2023.
In her California suit, however, Grimes claimed she moved with the children to California on December 31, 2022. But Musk said her posts on X indicate otherwise.
Grimes’ tweets are becoming incriminating, as they seem to indicate that she was living in Texas for longer than she claimed while under oath in California. Musk claims her tweets reflected her continued residence in Texas, and a California family law attorney said the tweets in question are extremely damaging to her credibility.
Austin I'm moving houses purging clothes. Have so much gifted from designers that didn't fit or old show costumes etc. can drop at goodwill, but is there a place I could drop this for ppl who might want it? Either To resell or there's sum rly sick stuff that just doesn't fit me
— Grimes (@Grimezsz) April 26, 2023
Though it seems that Grimes took the two one-year-olds with her to live in California against Musk’s wishes, Musk has kept their eldest son with him in Texas against Grimes’ wishes. This is shaping up to be a case of more money more problems, but given that the future of three children are dependent on the outcome of the case and Musk’s herculean wealth continues to grow each day, I wish the two adults would reach an amicable agreement and focus on the wellbeing of their kids instead of focusing on petty games.
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