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18 May, 2020 01:58

‘Take the red pill’: Elon Musk sends Twitter into Matrix meltdown, gets Ivanka Trump’s praise… & ‘f*** you both’ from Wachowski

‘Take the red pill’: Elon Musk sends Twitter into Matrix meltdown, gets Ivanka Trump’s praise… & ‘f*** you both’ from Wachowski

Elon Musk has yet again triggered an online storm, urging the public to “take the red pill.” The Matrix reference got him showered in praise from conservatives, but the creators of the iconic movie were not amused.

The new cryptic message from the billionaire, who has been repeatedly tweeting out bizarre things lately, arrived on Sunday afternoon. Unlike the lengthy and even less coherent threads Musk produced in the past, this time he stuck to a short form worthy of a true masterpiece.

“Take the red pill,” he stated, posting a red rose emoji.

The obvious Matrix reference has been a popular meme for years already, associated with getting “woke” one way or another, but recently it’s been linked to a shift towards more conservative views. Followed by another obscure Matrix-related meme, the message exploded on Twitter, getting over 300,000 likes and more than 20,000 replies, outdoing even the ‘success’ of his recent “Tesla stock price is too high” rant. 

A lot of conservative-minded individuals, including Ivanka Trump, descended on Musk’s feed to tell him they already took the red pill.

The red pill storm invoked one of the Matrix co-creators, Lilly Wachowski, who was not quite happy with Musk – and Donald Trump’s daughter – quoting her movie. The director, well-known for her leftists views, bluntly scolded both of them.

Many, however, wondered whether the motives behind this red-pill call were genuine, pointing fingers atthe wealth of Musk and his family. Quite a few suggested that it might be just another PR and marketing stunt.

Some even questioned Musk’s condition, wondering if various pills – and other substances – might be to blame for his repeated Twitter outbursts.

Also on rt.com Musk says he’s ‘selling all’ for ‘FREEDOM’ as Tesla loses $14 BILLION on his tweets… Now it all makes sense!

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