Elon Musk's transgender child, 18, files court docs to change name

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Elon Musk's 18 year-old son has filed court documents seeking to legally change their gender from male to female and lose his last name, stating: 'I no longer live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape or form.'

Xavier Musk, 18, filed the paperwork in Santa Monica, California, on April 18, seeking to be known as Vivian Jenna Wilson. The transgender teenage explained that she wishes to take her mother's last name to distance herself from her dad.

She has not commented on whether she receives financial support from her dad - whose $213 billion dollar fortune makes him the world's richest man - and whether her disgust at his antics extends to refusing any further handouts.

Musk was married to Vivian's mother, Canadian author Justine Wilson, from 2008.

She gave birth to a son, Nevada, in 2002 who died after 10 days of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

She then had twin sons - Xavier and Griffin - and triplet boys: Damian, Kai and Saxon, now 16.

The five teenage boys have kept a fairly low profile, despite their father having joint custody.

It is unclear what is behind Vivian's rejection of her father, in such a public way. Musk has yet to comment, and it's unclear if he was aware of Vivian's plan prior to the court documents being filed.

Musk, 50, has been criticized in recent months for comments which some claimed were transphobic.

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