Elon Musk stuck in middle of truly weird celeb feud


Azealia Banks took to Instagram on August 12 to reveal she was staying at Elon Musk's house for days to try and collaborate with his girlfriend, Grimes, and she compared the experience to the adventure series "Get Out".

But instead of working on a new track, Banks alleges the couple abandoned her in Musk's house.

Grimes, whose real name is Claire Boucher, is a singer and songwriter who has been dating Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla since earlier this year.

Banks' gripes unfolded via ephemeral Instagram that have since vanished into the ether; thankfully, several Twitterers have shared screenshots of Banks' comments. "They bring me out there on the premise that we would hang and make music", Banks claimed. "But his dumba** kept tweeting and tucked his d*ck in between his a** cheeks once s**t hit the fan".

While we love the image of Banks wandering into an empty mansion and politely plopping down on a chaise lounge, she provided a little more context. She called Musk out for his white privilege and his family's colonial ties, and criticized him for not giving back to the African continent exploited by his ancestors - deeming him a "fake ass libertarian shit bag". 'He was stressed and red in the face'.

Banks says Musk was panicked after his Tuesday tweet, when he announced he was considering taking the firm private at $420 per share, adding that funding was 'secured'.

A Tesla spokesperson told our sister site, Jalopnik, that the claims were "complete nonsense", but Banks is a veteran of long and nonsensical beefs.

Hours later, an upset Banks returned to Instagram to compare her stay at Musk's house to Jordan Peele's 2016 film Get Out.

A representative for Musk referred questions about Tesla's funding to the company, which declined to comment.

Banks' Instagram posts also caused a stir because she alluded to drug use and Twitter.

This isn't the first time Banks has made unproven claims against celebrities.

Banks' Twitter account was deactivated in June after she graphically insulted Monet X Change, a competitor on the most recent season of "RuPaul's Drag Race".

In the deleted Instagram post, Banks wrote she suspects the offer to collaborate on music was a ruse.

'Going back nearly two years, the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund has approached me multiple times about taking Tesla private, ' Musk wrote in the blog post.