Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk had another weird day on Twitter Sunday, drawing an F-bomb rebuke from the creator of a movie he referenced.
“Take the red pill,” tweeted Musk, along with an emoji of a red rose. The phrase is associated with the 1999 movie “The Matrix,” in which Keanu Reeves‘ character Neo learns that the life he thought he had been living was actually a computer simulation.
Take the red pill ?
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 17, 2020
Morpheus, played by Laurence Fishburne, offers Neo the chance to experience the real world. “You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want