LOS ANGELES — “Matrix” co-maker Lilly Wachowski was disturbed that Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump were citing her film.
On Sunday morning, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO posted an enigmatic tweet, saying “Take the red pill” with an emoticon of a red rose.
As most film buffs know, “take the red pill” is a reference from the Wachowski sisters’ science fiction blockbuster “The Matrix.” In the film, Morpheus (Lawrence Fishburne) uncovers to the hero Neo (Keanu Reeves) that he’s been living in a PC reproduction. He offers Neo a decision: Take a blue pill and return to his life and disregard everything, or take a red pill to gain proficiency with reality with regards to the Matrix and his phony reality.
Be that as it may, the expression “take the red pill” has taken on another significance in web subculture, and it normally alludes to moderate political convictions. It would now be able to mean moving one’s political arrangement to one side, and it’s regularly utilized in web discussions identified with President Donald Trump or men’s privileges gatherings.
Musk’s tweet attracted a lot of discussion the remarks, and had in excess of 190,000 likes by Sunday evening. Ivanka Trump at that point cited “Taken!” on Musk’s tweet, provoking Wachowski to answer “F- – both of you”
Wachowski then shared a connect to the LGBTQ social assistance Brave Space Alliance, asking individuals attracted by the viral tweets to give.