The toddler said hello to viewers and pointed out SpaceX rockets
イーロン・マスク’s 16-month-old son X Æ A-Xii has made a rare appearance at one of his father’s business presentations.
今週はじめ, the billionaire founder of SpaceX spoke about his Starship programme during a virtual event organised by the US National Academies Space Studies Board.
Appearing via ズーム, Musk was dressed in formal attire and holding baby X Æ A-Xii on his lap.
Ahead of the presentation, Musk asked for an introductory video showing the Space X headquarters to be played.
“Car, 車両,” X Æ A-Xii could be heard saying as a rocket being transported across the site appeared on screen.
“Rocket, だが, it’s a rocket on a big car,” his father corrected him.
As the rocket launched into the sky, the one-year-old could be heard imitating “swoosh” sound effects.
The one-year-old also took the opportunity to introduce himself to all those watching.
"やあ, hi, hi," 彼は言った, waving his arms in the air before a third person entered the room to take him away.
Musk welcomed X Æ A-Xii in May 2020 with his former partner, Canadian singer Grimes.
とのインタビューで ニューヨークタイムズ 7月に, the billionaire said he plays a minimal role in everyday parenting duties, like feeding his son and changing his nappies.
“Babies are just eating and pooping machines, ええと? たった今, there’s not much I can do," 彼は言った.
“Grimes has a much bigger role than me right now. When the kid gets older, there will be more of a role for me.”
Musk and Grimes, who began dating in 2018, announced that they had “semi-separated” in September.
“We are semi-separated but still love each other, see each other frequently and are on great terms,” Musk said in a statement at the time.
“It’s mostly that my work at SpaceX and Tesla requires me to be primarily in Texas or traveling overseas and her work is primarily in Los Angeles.
“She’s staying with me now and Baby X is in the adjacent room," 彼は言った.
Ahead of attending the Met Gala in September, グライムス revealed that her son refuses to call her “mama”.
と話す 流行, she said that the one-year-old calls her by her first name.
「母親であることは、言うのが変だと感じます。, 私はその言葉と同一視していません. これも奇妙です, NS, 彼は「クレア」と言いますが、「ママ」とは言いません," 彼女は言いました.
「たぶん、彼は母という言葉に対する私の嫌悪感を感じることができます. どれ, なぜ嫌いなのかわからない. 私はそれを尊重します. 私はそれと同一視することができません。」