Elon Musk Had Secret Twins With Canadian Neuralink Top Executive: Report | Globalnews.ca

Elon Musk has been all over the news lately, and this latest report on the Tesla founder looks like something out of a tabloid.

Business Insider reported on Wednesday that Musk fathered secret twins with a senior executive from another of his companies, Neuralink. The executive, reported to be Canadian woman Shivon Zilis, was said to have given birth to the babies weeks before Musk’s second child with Canadian singer Grimes was due.

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the outlet obtained court documents filed by the couple who asked that their children’s names be changed to include Musk’s last name. The petition called for their names to “have their father’s last name and contain their mother’s last name as part of their middle name,” Insider reported.

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Those documents contained both Musk’s signature and court seal and listed Musk as the father and Zilis as the mother.

Musk jokingly referenced the story in a tweet Thursday morning, saying it is helping to stop the “underpopulation crisis.”

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Shortly after, he tweeted: “I hope you have large families and congratulations to those who already do!”

Zilis, 36, of Markham, Ontario, holds the title of director of operations and special projects at Neuralink. According to her LinkedIn pageHe is also a member of the Creative Destruction Laboratory at the University of Toronto and is a board member of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence and the Alberta Institute for Machine Intelligence.

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This latest news brings the number of Musk’s children to 9, and it is his second set of twins. In addition to the two children with Ziilis and two with Grimes, he had six children with Canadian author Justine Wilson: a set of twins and a set of triplets, and a boy who died of sudden infant death syndrome at 10 weeks. old.

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Musk, 51, has long been a supporter of raising the birth rate. In May, he tweeted that the US birthrate has been “below minimum sustainable levels for ~50 years.”

“Contrary to popular belief, the richer someone is, the fewer children they have,” he wrote. “I am a rare exception. Most people I know have zero or one child.”

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