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Elon Musk dishes on ‘brutal' relationship with Amber Heard

Elon Musk shared a throwback photo of his ex Amber Heard on social media just one day after his new biography, in which he reflected on their "brutal" romance, was published.

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Elon Musk is taking a trip down memory lane.

In a new biography on the SpaceX founder, Musk reflected on his yearlong on-again, off-again romance with Amber Heard.

But that's not all, as biographer Walter Isaacson also revealed that the "Aquaman" actress once spent "two months designing and commissioning a head-to-toe costume so she could role-play" after he told her that she reminded him of his favorite video game character, Mercy from "Overwatch."

Now, not only has Musk confirmed that was the case, sharing that "it was awesome," the Tesla CEO also posted a throwback photo of Heard in her full "Overwatch" ensemble—which included a white bodysuit, mechanical wings and a gold halo headpiece—to X (formally known as Twitter) Sept. 13.

The pic from the past comes just days after the eponymous book was released, in which Heard, 37, also takes a look back at her relationship with Musk, 52.

"I guess I could be called a geek for someone who can also be called a hot chick," she told Isaacson per Vanity Fair, noting that despite their split, she loves him "very much."

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"Elon loves fire," Heard added, "and sometimes it burns him."

Indeed, Musk shared in his biography that he's "just a fool for love," describing their romance as "brutal." He also recalled the period after their 2017 breakup as being "18 months of unrelenting insanity" that was "mind-bogglingly painful."

The tech mogul confirmed his split from the "Machete Kills" star that August, assuring social media users that the two were "still friends, remain close and love one another."

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"Long distance relationships when both partners have intense work obligations are always difficult," he wrote in an Instagram post at the time, "but who knows what the future holds."

As for Heard—who dated Musk after filing for divorce from Johnny Depp—she expressed a similar sentiment, writing in her own Instagram post, "Although we have broken up, Elon and I care deeply for one another and remain close."

Most recently, tech entrepreneur proved they continue to remain on good terms, publicly sharing his well wishes for Heard shortly before she was found liable for defaming her ex-husband Depp.

"I hope they both move on," Musk wrote on X in May 2022, days prior to the verdict. "At their best, they are each incredible."

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