Grimes says she’s changing her legal name to the speed of light because of Elon Musk

Grusk is still happening.

May 18, 2018

Grimes said on Twitter that she is legally changing her name from Claire to c, the physics denotation for the speed of light. In a separate string of tweets, she confirmed that this was new boyfriend's Elon Musk's idea, writing "well he’s the one who pointed out that my working nickname (c) actually rox and i don’t need to look further (been trying 2 change name 4ever but couldn’t find a gud 1, but my friends call me c }"

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She also called her original name "the bane of my existence since i became sentient," explaining "i can barely say it w my speech impediment altho c is technically worse 4 lisp haha." In another tweet she confirmed that the name "Grimes" will stay the same.

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Grimes says she’s changing her legal name to the speed of light because of Elon Musk