Elon Musk claims his new baby is called ‘X Æ A-12’

The billionaire entrepreneur has made headlines for a string of bizarre posts on Twitter.

Elon Musk and his partner, Canadian singer Claire Boucher, have announced the birth of their first child – a baby boy.

But Musk and Boucher, who is professionally known as Grimes, may have given the new arrival an interesting name.

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The tech billionaire shared a photo of him holding his newborn son on Twitter, as well as the message “Mom & baby all good.”

But when one follower asked him what the boy would be called, the 48-year old replied: “X Æ A-12 Musk”.

While Mr Tusk’s reply could simply have been tongue-in-cheek, it is the latest in a series of headline-grabbing tweets from the Tesla entrepreneur.

On Saturday, May 2, the South African managed to wipe $13 billion (£10.3 billion) off Telsa’s share price after tweeting that his car company’s stock price was “too high”.

Later he added that he was “selling almost all physical possessions”, and “would own no house.”

Elon Musk with his girlfriend Grimes. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

It comes despite a 2018 promise to have a Tesla-lawyer screen his tweets before sending them, after he settled a fraud case caused when he claimed on social media that he had secured funding to take Tesla private.

Mr Tusk also criticised the lockdown measures in some US states as “fascist”.

“To say that they cannot leave their house and they will be arrested if they do, this is fascist.

“This is not democratic, this is not freedom. Give people back their goddamn freedom!”

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