A biography of Elon Musk reveals how the owner of X (formerly Twitter) seduced singer Grimes.
A strong impression. This is what Elon Musk tried to do on the singer Grimes when they started dating, reports Walter Isaacson, author of a biography on the billionaire entrepreneur from which People published extracts.
On their second date in 2018, Elon Musk took the soon-to-be mother of his children for a ride in a Tesla, aiming to show off her car’s autopilot function and speed. acceleration, wrote the biographer.
“While driving her to a restaurant, he showed how fast the car was accelerating, then took his hands off the wheel, covered his eyes and let her experience autopilot,” he said. he brings back.
“I was like, oh shit, this guy is fucking nuts,” Grimes, 35, told Isaacson. “The car put on its turn signal and changed lanes on its own. It looked like a scene from a Marvel movie.”
People points out that “Tesla does not advise drivers to operate its vehicles in this manner. The ‘cabin camera can determine driver inattention and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when the autopilot is engaged,’” the user manual says.
A box of bones back
After his split from actress Amber Heard, Musk reached out to Grimes on Twitter. The two had spent their first date at his Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., where “we just walked around all night and I watched him try to fix things,” Grimes told Isaacson.
Grimes, real name Claire Elise Boucher, later reportedly gave Musk a box of animal bones she had collected as a gift. The two then dated for three years. Grimes gave birth to their first child, a son named X Æ A-XII, nicknamed “X”, in 2020. In December 2021, they then welcomed their daughter Exa Dark Sideræl, whom they nicknamed “Y”, via a surrogate mother. After the birth of their daughter, Grimes announced the end of their relationship. “Me and E broke up ‘again’…but he’s my best friend and the love of my life, and my life and art are forever dedicated to The Mission now,” she posted on Twitter in 2021.
In addition to his two children with Grimes, Elon Musk is also the father of 19-year-old twins Vivian Jenna Wilson and Griffin Musk and triplets Kai, Damian and Saxon Musk, born in 2006, with his first wife, Justine Wilson. They both had another son, Nevada Musk, who died at just 10 weeks old. Elon Musk is also the father of twins in November 2021 welcomed with a senior executive of the Neuralink company which he co-founded, Shivon Zilis.