Tesla CEO Elon Musk and indie musician Grimes seem to have stopped following one another on social media after a tough week within the highlight that despatched Telsa inventory tumbling down practically 20%.
Neither follows the opposite on Instagram regardless of publicly interacting on the social media web site in June, and Musk unfollowed Grimes on Twitter early Sunday. As of Sunday afternoon, Grimes still follows Musk on Twitter.
It is unclear whether or not the pair stays a pair. A spokesman for Musk declined to remark, and a consultant for Grimes didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
The couple, who reportedly met on Twitter, flirted on the platform, and first made their relationship public on the Met Gala in Might, have been a central determine of tech gossip in latest weeks as Musk’s more and more erratic habits has prompted confusion to Tesla traders and board members alike.
Musk tweeted on August 7 that he secured funding to take Tesla non-public at $420 a share, a transfer that despatched Tesla inventory skyrocketing. However he later urged that funding for such a takeover was not formally secured.
Grimes, who has publicly defended sure Tesla enterprise practices to her fanbase, was introduced deeper into the corporate takeover story on August 13, after rapper Azealia Banks claimed she spent the weekend at Musk’s home, and watched him “scrounging for traders.”
Banks mentioned she was at Musk’s home in Los Angeles to collaborate on music with Grimes however “waited round all weekend whereas Grimes coddled her boyfriend,” based on a submit on Instagram.