Grimes Revealed Her Nickname for Baby X Æ A-Xii

Grimes just revealed her nickname for her first child with Elon Musk, X Æ A-Xii.

canadian singer songwriter grimes claire elise boucher attends the world premiere of captain marvel in hollywood, california, on march 4, 2019 photo by robyn beck afp photo credit should read robyn beckafp via getty images
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Grimes revealed her nickname for her new baby with Elon Musk, X Æ A-Xii, in a new interview. Originally named X Æ A-12, the parents were forced to change the name due to California naming laws, which prohibit the inclusion of numbers. "Roman numerals. Looks better tbh," Grimes told an enquiring fan on Instagram. 

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Speaking (opens in new tab) to Bloomberg, Grimes revealed she calls her newborn something else at home: She uses the nickname "Little X." Cute!

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