Elon Musk and Grimes change their son’s name, a bit. Memes remain hilarious though
The new name of Elon Musk’s son has sparked an online chatter.Updated: May 26, 2020 12:24 IST
Elon Musk previously announced that his newborn son’s name is “X Æ A-12.” From creative memes to questions about the name’s pronunciation, Twitter landed into a tizzy after the announcement. Turns out, the situation is repeating itself as the kid has now got a new name. However, it has also created a wave of confusion among people, followed by hilarious memes. Wondering what is the new name? It’s X Æ A-Xii. Let that sink in!
An Instagram user on a post by Grimes, the mother of the baby, inquired about the toddler’s new name. They wrote, “Did you change the baby name because of Californian laws? What is the baby’s new name?” To which the singer responded with “X Æ A-Xii”. In the same comment she also replied, “Roman numerals. Looks better tbh.”
This unusual moniker now has sparked Twitter’s creativity and they have shared all sorts of comments. While some are still surprised and confused, others took the opportunity to share some memes.
A Twitter user imagined what kind of vehicle Elon Musk’s son would choose and came up with this:
X Æ A-XII (formerly X Æ A-12) will be rolling into high school in one of these bad boys when he gets his learner's pic.twitter.com/zHSazg1Fi9— Halo Plasmaposting (@Plasmaposting) May 26, 2020
Another user of the micro-blogging site was not so happy with the change. “Elon Musk and Grimes really think they did something by changing their child’s name from “X AE A-12” to “X Æ A-Xii”,” they tweeted and shared this GIF.
Elon Musk and Grimes really think they did something by changing their child's name from "X AE A-12" to "X Æ A-Xii". pic.twitter.com/sxzRxUI2YP— Wiseling (@WiselingYT) May 26, 2020
An imaginative Twitter user painted an image of how X Æ A-Xii will be introduced in class:
Teacher: Hey class, we have a new student!— hadi (@hadihammoud__) May 26, 2020
Class: Oh, what's his name?
Teacher: X A E A dash Xii I believe...oh there he is!
X Æ A-Xii: Hi, my name is X Æ A-Xii! Call me Ash. pic.twitter.com/ygfce9fT5K
Many asked that how does one pronounce this new name. Expressing the same notion, a Twitter user tweeted:
okay but fr how tf do you pronounce X Æ A-Xii i have a headache just looking at it pic.twitter.com/jn4ZOgLSYI— grace (@voguechImt) May 25, 2020
Another Twitter user tried to guess the reaction of the kid on this name change:
X Æ A-12 *finds out his parents can't put his name X Æ A-12 * :— ana (@1drinkamy) May 25, 2020
They change it to X Æ A-XII: pic.twitter.com/DijU7L4xSv
Elon Musk’s son was previously named X Æ A-12. During a podcast interview, Musk revealed that t’s pronounced as “X-Ash-A-Twelve.”