“All of a sudden I’ve become this caricature,” said Burry. “I’ve always been able to study up on something and ace something really fast. I thought it was all something special about me. Now it’s like ‘Oh, a lot of Asperger’s people can do that.’ Now I was explained by a disorder.”
More here, at least as of January 2011. If the link doesn't work, check out Michael Lewis' book, The Big Short, for more.