- Fans were immediately intrigued when Elon Musk and Grimes announced their newborn son's unique name, X Æ A-12 Musk, this week.
- While Musk said in an interview on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast that the Æ in the name was pronounced "Ash," his partner, Grimes, seems to disagree.
- In a comment replying to a fan on Instagram, the singer said that the Æ part of her son's name should be pronounced "A.I."
"Well, first of all, it was my partner [Grimes] who actually mostly came up with the name. She's brilliant," the SpaceX CEO said. "So, it's just X, the letter X, and then the Æ is pronounced Ash."
That is a very cool pronunciation, right? Grimes, however, seems to disagree about it being the right pronunciation of her son's name. When asked about the pronunciation on Instagram, the singer wrote in a comment, "It's just X, like the letter X. Then A.I. Like how you said the letter A then I."
Since the name was Grimes' idea, we should all defer to her on the proper pronunciation, right?
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