Grimes admits to faking her viral Karl Marx pics


It’s Grimes’ “Realiti” — we’re simply residing in it.

Elon Musk’s quirky pop-star ex has admitted to intentionally posing for now-viral photographs of her thumbing by “The Communist Manifesto” — to get probably the most outlandish headlines potential.

“Paparazzi followed me 2 a shoot so I tried 2 think what I could do that would yield the most onion-ish possible headline,” the singer tweeted Sunday, referring to “The Onion,” which famously produces over-the-top pretend information for laughs.

“And it worked haha,” she wrote, sharing The Post’s straight-take headline to a report expressing clear incredulity at what she now admits was a mocked-up second.

“My friend just had the book and the photogs were outside,” she tweeted of Karl Marx’s anti-capitalistic tome.

The photographs went viral as a result of it was the primary time Grimes, whose actual title is Claire Boucher, had been seen since confirming she’d “semi-separated” from Musk, who stays the world’s richest man with a $199.8 million fortune, according to Forbes.

Grimes admitted to deliberately posing for the viral photos of her reading 'The Communist Manifesto."
Grimes admitted to intentionally posing for the viral photographs of her studying ‘The Communist Manifesto.”
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In the photographs, Grimes — mom to the Space-X mogul’s youngest child, son X Æ A-Xii — retains a studious face whereas pretending to look at the e-book whereas strolling, sitting on the bottom and leaning towards a road signal.

“This whole thing is so funny,” Grimes, 33, informed her 1.2 million followers, whereas admitting, “I think my publicist is stressed.”

Grimes shared a screenshot of a New Post Headline on Twitter captioning it "And it worked haha."
Grimes shared a screenshot of a New Post Headline on Twitter captioning it “And it worked haha.”

“I should probably stop impulsively doing controversial things … I’ll prob regret this later hahaha,” she tweeted.

“I taught myself to stop checking if other ppl think I’m socially acceptable a long time ago,” she tweeted later.

“Worrying about being cringe is the enemy of art, failure tolerance is essential for creativity. Deciding not to be mad at ppl enjoying life is ok,” she wrote.

While many followers hailed her mischievous prank, others requested why
is “reading Marx a controversial thing.”

“Because they’re wearing a $1000+ dress,” one individual replied, whereas others famous her appearance at the recent Met Gala, an evening celebrating the elite and their wealth.