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 }"
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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