Elon Musk opened his internet hosting gig on Saturday Night Live by acknowledging his public feedback get him in hassle. “Sometimes after I say something I have to say ‘I mean that,’” he mentioned. He pointed to his “69 days after 4/20 again haha” tweet, however didn’t point out the 2018 tweet that received him in scorching water with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Musk mentioned he was the primary individual with Asperger’s to host SNL — one thing he hasn’t mentioned publicly earlier than. It didn’t seem he was joking, nevertheless it was a bit troublesome to make sure how honest Musk was being, given his historical past as each an web troll and somebody who doesn’t all the time know how you can ship a joke.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO joked that folks generally don’t know what to anticipate from him. “I reinvented electric cars and I’m sending people to Mars on a rocket ship,” Musk mentioned. “Did you think I was going to be a chill, normal dude?”
Musk mentioned his well-known look on Joe Rogan’s podcast the place he smoked weed wasn’t his standard behavior. And he appeared to relish the reside viewers: “I could say something truly shocking like ‘I drive a Prius.’”
He additionally mentioned the identify of his youngest youngster, spelled X Æ A-12 is “pronounced ‘cat running across keyboard.’”
Musk’s mom Faye additionally made an look throughout the monologue. “I’m excited for my Mother’s Day gift, I just hope it’s not Dogecoin,” she mentioned.
To which Elon replied “it is.”