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Elon Musk has drawn the wrath of Taylor Swift fans with a series of unusual posts about the singer-songwriter.
The divisive CEO of Twitter and Tesla shared comments with followers on his social media page as the Swift began its new Eras Tour in Arizona.
Musk commented below a tweet from Dogecoin founder Billy Markus that read, “Taylor Swift rules and if you disagree you’ll be kicked off the internet I’m pretty sure.”
“Your ability for limbic resonance is extraordinary,” Musk replied.
“Limbic resonance” refers to the idea that a person’s ability to share deep emotional states stems from the brain’s limbic system.
Musk also responded directly to a tweet from Swift’s official account that included four images of the singer on stage.
The 51-year-old billionaire responded to the collage with a “cigarette” emoji, apparently implying he thought Swift was “smoking.”
In another tweet, Musk responded to a post by a user named Teslaconomics asking if Musk and Swift “would make a cute couple.” He responded with a cry laugh emoji.
Swift fans were repelled by Musk’s admiration for the artist, with many writing that he should “go to horny jail.”
“Stay away from her,” one person wrote, while another commented, “Elon Musk better leave Taylor Swift alone mate.”
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“I don’t know what a limbic resonance ability is, but I’ll work on mine as soon as I figure it out,” one person joked.
The Independent has reached out to a representative of Elon Musk for comment.
Taylor Swift performs at State Farm Stadium on March 17, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona
(Getty Images for TAS Rights Mana)
The opening night of Swift’s tour drew rave reviews from critics and concertgoers alike, including The Independent’s Kelsey Barnes.
In a five-star review, she wrote: “In the 44-song setlist, spanning three hours and 15 minutes, [Swift] shows why the “era” concept is so important to them. Each chapter marks a specific shift in their artistry.
“There is a tangible joy at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Costumes are adorned with hand-painted text; faces are bright with glitter; The hands are covered with Swift’s lucky number 13. The fans I speak to say the concert feels like coming home.”