Grimes, who has a child with Tesla CEO, replied in a since-deleted tweet: “I love you but please turn off your phone or give me a thumbs up. [sic].
“I can’t stand the hate. Please stop this. I know it’s not your heart.
Download the new Independent Premium app
Share the full story, not just the headlines
Musk’s original tweet was still public at the time of writing. He had previously tweeted: “Twitter sucks. ”
Musk recently sparked controversy by announcing his support for West’s presidential campaign, but appeared to back down after the rapper’s interview with Forbes.
In the interview, West said he was “pro-life” and claimed vaccinations were “the mark of the beast.”
“We may have more differences of opinion than I anticipated,” Musk tweeted after the interview was published.
Grimes and Musk announced the birth of their child, X AE A-XII, in May of this year.
Before giving birth, Grimes explained that she did not want to reveal the sex of their child.
“I don’t mean the sex of the baby… because I think his privacy should be protected,” Grimes said, according to People. “I don’t think they can consent to be famous or to be in public.
The 31-year-old also said she didn’t want to ‘gender’ them in case that wasn’t how the child identified herself.
“And I don’t want sex in case that isn’t how they feel in their life.” I don’t know, I just feel like it doesn’t need to be known, ”she says.
Grimes’ latest album, Miss Anthropocène, was released in February to positive reviews from critics.