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- Grimes and Elon Musk welcomed baby X Æ A-Xii last month.
- Grimes and Musk changed the name from X Æ A-12, which fell afoul of California laws due to its inclusion of numbers.
- In a new interview, Grimes revealed her nickname for her first child: Little X.
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.
•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
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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Emily Dixon is a British journalist who’s contributed to CNN, Teen Vogue, Time, Glamour, The Guardian, Wonderland, The Big Roundtable, Bust, and more, on everything from mental health to fashion to political activism to feminist zine collectives. She’s also a committed Beyoncé, Kacey Musgraves, and Tracee Ellis Ross fan, an enthusiastic but terrible ballet dancer, and a proud Geordie lass.
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