Celebrity·Posted on Oct 10, 2022Elon Musk Explained Why He Thinks His Daughter Severed Ties With Him, And It's Pretty Bizarre"Elon Musk’s trans daughter disowned him after his years of transphobic tweets and he thinks it’s because of Marxist schoolteachers in the school he financed and constructed for her education."by Ryan SchocketBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Back in April, Elon Musk's teenage daughter, who identifies as trans, officially changed her name. Michael Gonzalez / Getty Images She said she did so to avoid being "related to my biological father in any way, shape or form," according to court filings. Carina Johansen / NTB/AFP via Getty Images Writer's Note: Elon's daughter is 18, so we'll leave out any of her identifying details/name change. Now, in an interview with Financial Times, the billionaire Tesla founder has explained why he thinks his daughter and he are estranged. Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue Elon blamed the way students are being taught in colleges today. "It's full-on communism — and a general sentiment that if you're rich, you're evil," Elon said. Theo Wargo / Getty Images for TIME Elon then brought up his other nine children. "[The relationship] may change, but I have very good relationships with all the others." Jim Watson / AFP via Getty Images "Can't win them all," he added. Jim Watson / AFP via Getty Images People were rather perplexed with the whole situation: Lily Simpson has blue hair + pronouns @LilySimpson1312 Omg Elon Musk blames his trans daughter cutting ties with him on 'the neo-marxist takeover of schools' holy shit lol 10:27 PM - 07 Oct 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @LilySimpson1312 sam @sam_d_1995 elon musk’s shtick as a whiny conservative makes a lot more sense when you realize it’s just because he’s mad his daughter won’t talk to him anymore. “can’t win them all” oof 02:53 PM - 08 Oct 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @sam_d_1995 Others brought up his spotty track record with trans issues, like when Elon tweeted, "Pronouns suck," and "Pronouns are an esthetic nightmare." Centrist 🤝Madness @CentristMadness Elon Musk’s trans daughter disowned him after his years of transphobic tweets and he thinks it’s because of Marxist schoolteachers in the school he financed and constructed for her education 07:00 PM - 07 Oct 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @CentristMadness Killjoy McCoy @letsgoayo remember when billionaire celebrity Elon Musk was posting transphobic jokes on twitter to his million followers while his girlfriend publicly begged him to stop? The reason he was posting transphobic jokes to his legion of fans is that his teenage daughter is trans. 11:22 PM - 07 Oct 2022 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @letsgoayo We'll keep you updated as this story unfolds. Peer-support services are available at the Trans Lifeline. You can call the hotline at (877) 565-8860.