Grimes said Elon Musk helped her purchase a house

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musician Grimes took to Twitter to speak about the housing crisis in Texas.

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"Petitions can feel useless but I guarantee local politicians are taking these seriously," she tweeted.

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"First of all I couldn't afford to buy a house that fits my kids in Austin [at the moment] without help from their dad 

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The "Genesis" singer , admitting that her ex-boyfriend Elon Musk helped her and their children financially. 

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The songwriter then mentioned that she was just trying to guide people to the right resources such as "experts and policymakers."

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While Grimes sparked some controversy, some Twitter users did defend the singer, per Independent.

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One person mentioned that the musician is originally from Canada where the housing crisis is also apparent.

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Another user mentioned that the singer was just trying to help people. 

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She wanted to speak out about the situation since she's a public figure with a good following. 

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