Today show host Karl Stefanovic is clearly not listening to indie pop singer Grimes.
On Friday’s episode of Channel Nine’s breakfast show, while reporting on the birth of the Oblivion hitmaker’s second child with Elon Musk, he mispronounced his name completely.
“Billionaire Elon Musk welcomes second child with singer Grimmies,” he said awkwardly.
Embarrassing: Karl Stefanovic (left, with co-host Sarah Abo) mispronounced singer Grimes’ name on the Today show on Friday
Karl’s co-host Sarah Abo then quietly corrected the 47-year-old.
Elon and Grimes were inspired by supercomputing, dark matter and “deep space time” when they chose their unique name for their newborn daughter Exa Dark Sideræl, whom they call “Y” in abbreviated.
The singer, 33, revealed in a cover interview with Vanity Fair that she and the billionaire SpaceX founder, 50, secretly welcomed a second child via surrogate in December while opening up about the origins of her nickname unique.
According to Grimes, the little girl’s three names are all rooted in science, with a nod to the singer’s love of Lord of the Rings and elven mythology.
She also confirmed that she and Elon had ended their relationship in a series of Vanity Fair interview tweets.
Baby joy: The 33-year-old singer (right) revealed in a cover interview with Vanity Fair that she and billionaire SpaceX founder Elon Musk, 50 (left) secretly welcomed a second child via surrogate in December
“Me and E have broken up *again* since this article was written,” she wrote in the tweets that were posted about four hours after her interview was posted online and were “liked” by her ex Elon.
“But he’s my best friend and the love of my life.”
During his meeting with Vanity Fair, Grimes opened up about his “fluid” relationship with Elon, who has an estimated net worth of $228.7 billion, explaining that the couple were still romantically involved and co-parent their two children. together, despite living in separate houses.
She also opened up about the then-couple’s new arrival, but only after the Vanity Fair writer who conducted the interview at Grimes’ new home in Austin, Texas, heard the baby girl crying in a bedroom upstairs.
Initially telling the publication that she was “not free to talk about … anything that goes on with family matters,” Grimes admitted that she welcomed a daughter with Elon.
Unique: During his meeting with Vanity Fair, Grimes opened up about his “fluid” relationship with Elon, who has an estimated net worth of $228.7 billion