‘Matrix’ Creator Has Blunt Reply To ‘Red Pill’ Tweets From Ivanka Trump, Elon Musk

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“Matrix” co-creator Lilly Wachowski did not approve of Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump invoking her film on Twitter this weekend.The Tesla and SpaceX CEO tweeted “Take the red pill” on Sunday morning, referencing a famous point in the first “Matrix” film. He has most recently been involved in a spat with officials over the reopening of his Tesla factory in California. He described the governor’s stay-at-home orders as “fascist” last month, and on Monday, openly defied county orders by reopening the factory. The HuffPost guide to working from home What coronavirus questions are on your mind right now? Support journalism without a paywall — and keep it free for everyone — by becoming a HuffPost member today.    

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“Matrix” co-creator Lilly Wachowski did not approve of Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump invoking her film on Twitter this weekend.

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO tweeted “Take the red pill” on Sunday morning, referencing a famous point in the first “Matrix” film. The protagonist Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, learns he’s been living in a computer simulation and is offered a choice: Take a blue pill to return to his life and forget everything or take a red pill to learn the truth...

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