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Where Musk Goes, So Goes His 3-Year-Old Boy

One writer takes a critical look at his frequent public appearances with young son X

(Newser) - If you see a photo of Elon Musk these days, chances are you'll also see his 3-year-old son X—full name X Æ A-Xii. Musk often carts around the boy to various events, often to media praise. For example, X "stole the show" at a recent New York...

There's More Weirdness in the Grimes-Elon Musk Relationship
Grimes-Musk Battle
Over Kids Heats Up

Grimes-Musk Battle Over Kids Heats Up

Singer wants Musk's Texas parental-rights complaint dropped, as she lives in California

(Newser) - The legal tussle over the three young children shared by Grimes and Elon Musk took a new turn last week, when the Canadian singer asked a judge in Texas to throw out the Tesla/SpaceX CEO's child custody complaint filed there. Grimes (legal name: Claire Boucher) said in her Oct....

Elon Musk, Grimes Have Another Surprise

Twitter CEO has secret third child with singer named Tau Techno Mechanicus (or some variation)

(Newser) - Over the weekend, the New York Times reviewed Walter Isaacson's upcoming biography of Elon Musk, which revealed the SpaceX/Tesla/Twitter CEO's role in switching off the Starlink communications network near Crimea last year as Ukraine prepared to attack Russian forces. Buried within the Times article, however, was an interesting...

Grimes: Go Ahead, Use My Voice for AI-Generated Tracks

Artist says she'll even share royalties

(Newser) - Less than a week after an AI-generated song that faked the voices of Drake and the Weeknd was pulled from music services , another musician is welcoming the use of her voice in AI-generated songs. Alongside a screenshot of an article about the fake track, Grimes tweeted , "I'll split...

Grimes Says Daughter's Name Is Now 'Y'—or '?'

It's about 'curiosity, the eternal question'

(Newser) - The baby sister of X Æ A-XII now apparently has a new name. Grimes says she has renamed Exa Dark Sideræl Musk, her second child with Elon Musk, Page Six reports. "She's Y now, or 'Why?' or just '?' (But the government won't recognize...

Elon Musk Is Apparently Building His Own Town
Elon Musk
Aims to Build
'Texas Utopia'

Elon Musk Aims to Build 'Texas Utopia'

'Wall Street Journal' has the scoop on emerging 'town' on farmland near Austin

(Newser) - Elon Musk's next big move: Building a company town, apparently. The Wall Street Journal reports that Musk or related entities have bought up to 6,000 acres of farmland outside the Texas capital of Austin. The goal has a Musk-like sound to it:
  • "In meetings with landowners and

Musk's Response to Grimes Dating Rumor Leans Transphobic

Tesla CEO posted a bizarre meme; he also changed his name to 'Elona Musk' on Twitter

(Newser) - Whether or not Grimes is actually dating military whistleblower Chelsea Manning is still up in the air, but it looks like her ex isn't happy about the rumor—and he's expressing it in an eyebrow-raising way. After the whispers about Grimes and Manning, a transgender woman, started circulating...

Grimes' Secret Baby May Not Be Her Only Secret

Page Six reports that Elon Musk's ex is dating military whistleblower Chelsea Manning

(Newser) - Just this week, we found out Grimes has a second child with Elon Musk. In a Vanity Fair profile written by Devin Gordon that revealed that nugget, Grimes called her relationship with Musk "fluid," referring to him as a boyfriend she wants to have "three or four"...

During Interview, Grimes Reveals Secret 2nd Child

Baby girl 'Y' is her 2nd, Musk's 7th

(Newser) - Writer Devin Gordon says that while interviewing Grimes at her home for Vanity Fair , they'd been talking about her upcoming space opera for about 15 minutes when he heard a baby crying upstairs. He says that having been told earlier that 22-month-old X Æ A-XII was with father Elon...

Grimes Wrote a Song, and Everyone's Looking at Elon

The lyrics are telling

(Newser) - Elon Musk is learning what happens when you break up with a singer —everyone starts parsing lyrics for messy details. Such is the case with the new song from Grimes, called "Player of Games." (The pair have a child together named X Æ A-Xii .) Samples from...

Elon Musk, Grimes Are Now Both Semi-Single

Tesla CEO says the pair are 'semi-separated' after 3 years

(Newser) - Forget about "conscious uncoupling." We've now entered the era of "semi-separated"—at least in the world of Elon Musk, who has revealed to Page Six that he and his girlfriend of three years, Canadian singer Grimes, have split. "We are semi-separated but still love...

Elon Musk Tanks Dogecoin, Self-Owns on SNL

Some jokes have real-life consequences

(Newser) - Eccentric tech billionaire Elon Musk hosted the May 8 Saturday Night Live, when he kicked things off with a monologue alongside his mom, revealed some personal info for the first time, managed to tank an entire crypto-currency, and squeeze in some self-owns in the show's first episode to ever...

Grimes Gets Full-Back Tattoo of 'Alien Scars'

'Don’t have a good pic cuz it hurts too much and I need to sleep'

(Newser) - While boyfriend Elon Musk calls himself "Imperator of Mars," Grimes is paying tribute to outer space in her own way. The Canadian singer has unveiled a new tattoo across her back that she says will resemble "beautiful alien scars," CNN reports. She shared a photo of...

Grimes Reveals New Name, Unusual Bonding With Her Baby

She goes by a single letter now

(Newser) - Forget about Baby Einstein—when Grimes chills with her infant son, they watch Apocalypse Now. "He's into radical art," the Canadian musician tells the New York Times . "Like, he just actually is, and I don't think it's problematic to engage with them on that...

Musk: 'Pronouns Suck.' Grimes Is Far From Happy

The Tesla CEO's partner tells him, 'please stop this'

(Newser) - Elon Musk, meet Grimes—your partner, who just took you to task online, Newsweek reports. Responding to a Musk tweet that "pronouns suck," Grimes posted a message that's since been taken down: "I love you but please turn off ur phone or give me a dall...

The Muskling's Name Has Changed
It's No Longer X Æ A-12 Musk

It's No Longer X Æ A-12 Musk

Elon, Grimes change their baby's name to something slightly more legal

(Newser) - Less than a month old , the son of Grimes and Elon Musk is already the subject of disagreement between his less-than-conventional parents and the state of California, which has now resulted in little X Æ A-12 Musk being renamed, reports CNN . "Did you change the baby name because...

Grimes' Mom Is Not Happy With Elon Musk

She cries 'BS' after his 'red pill' tweet

(Newser) - Grimes' mother might be able to live with her grandson being named " X Æ A-12" —but her tolerance for some of Elon Musk's other antics appears limited. In a now-deleted tweet, Sandy Garossino slammed the Tesla CEO for telling his Twitter followers to "take the red...

Uh, Little Issue With Naming Your Kid 'X Æ A-12'

It might not be totally, what's it called, legal

(Newser) - Elon, about that baby name. "X Æ A-12" isn't just odd—it might be against the law. CBS News reports that Tesla CEO Elon Musk and singer Grimes may have violated California law with that zinger of a name. The California Department of Public Health Vital Records Handbook...

Musk, Grimes Seem to Disagree on How to Say Baby's Name

Symbols are hard

(Newser) - Elon Musk and Grimes have already explained what their baby boy's name means—but the pronunciation of it seems to still be a sticking point with the new parents. People reports that Musk appeared on Joe Rogan's podcast Thursday, and the Tesla/SpaceX CEO was all too happy to...

Wonder No More About Meaning of Baby Musk's Name

Tesla CEO's girlfriend Grimes explains what X Æ A-12 stands for

(Newser) - It's not clear where the happy family of three is going to live long term yet, but Elon Musk, girlfriend Grimes, and little X Æ A-12 Musk will soon be settling in at home together. And it looks like the curious won't have to wonder any longer what...

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