Elon Musk names his baby X Æ A-12

Elon Musk names his baby X Æ A-12

Elon Musk names his baby X Æ A-12

"I mean it's just 'X, ' the letter 'X.' And then the Æ is pronounced 'Ash.'"

According to Musk then, his son's name is X Ash Archangel Twelve.

In the end, the topic elicited laughter from Joe Rogan when Musk returned to the comic's podcast on Thursday and dished on the name.

"A-12 was my contribution", he said.

"Archangel 12, the precursor to the SR-71".

"How do you say the name?"

It comes Elon Musk publicly corrected his girlfriend on Twitter after she made a tiny mistake when explaining their son's name.

The couple of two years welcomed X Æ A-12 on May 4, with Musk sharing updates on Twitter to excited fans. Responding to questions about the pronunciation of the unusual moniker on Instagram on Thursday, she explained: "It's just X, like the letter X. Then A.I. Like how you said the letter A then I".

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In January, Grimes shared that she was expecting a baby and confirmed in March that Musk is the father.

The Canadian musician - real name Claire Elise Boucher - previously explained that Æ is the Elven spelling of AI, which is shorthand for artificial intelligence. Musk has five sons - a set of twins and a set of triplets - from a previous marriage.

"I can't say exactly when, but... this [crisis] thing has really thrown us for a loop", he said, before discussing how other plans, such as the building of a Shanghai office, are also in the works.

Throughout the interview, Elon then went on to discuss how "babies are awesome", to cap off what has undoubtedly been one of the most eventful weeks of his life.

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