- Earlier this week, Grimes gave birth to her first child with Elon Musk.
- On Twitter, Musk revealed the baby's name: X Æ A-12 Musk.
- Appearing on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, Musk clarified how the newborn's name should be pronounced.
Elon Musk appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast Thursday, as People reports, and explained how to pronounce the name of his newborn baby with Grimes, X Æ A-12 Musk
Musk said X is said "like the letter," while Æ is pronounced like "ash". Grimes "mostly came up with the name," he revealed, adding, "She's great at names."
The "A-12" component of the newborn's name, however, came from Musk, based on the CIA reconnaissance aircraft of the same name. "The Archangel-12, the precursor to the SR-71, the coolest plane ever," he said."
•X, the unknown variable ⚔️•Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence)•A-12 = precursor to SR-17 (our favorite aircraft). No weapons, no defenses, just speed. Great in battle, but non-violent 🤍+ (A=Archangel, my favorite song) (⚔️🐁 metal rat)May 6, 2020
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