Elon Musk Brought 2-Year-Old Son to Tense Meetings in Twitter Offices: 报告

NEW YORK, 纽约 - 十二月 13: Elon Musk and son X Æ A-12 on stage TIME Person of the Year on December 13, 2021 在纽约市.

NEW YORK, 纽约 - 十二月 13: Elon Musk and son X Æ A-12 on stage TIME Person of the Year on December 13, 2021 在纽约市.

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埃隆·马斯克‘s 2-year-old son was present as Twitter’s new owner held tense meetings in the company’s offices, 华盛顿邮报 报道.

According to the newspaper, Musk brought son X Æ A-Xii, his first child with singer Grimes, to Twitter’s offices while meeting with Trust and Safety Office Yoel Roth in October.

The child was reportedly running around the headquarters as Musk attempted to continue discussions about Twitter’s future. Moreover, Musk’s son had seemingly taken over the conference room, 哪一个 the Post 报道 “was strewn with toysduring the boy’s visit.

Elon Musk and son X Æ A-12 on stage TIME Person of the Year

Elon Musk and son X Æ A-12 on stage TIME Person of the Year

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在接受采访时 名利场 三月, Grimes told the outlet that Musk often takes their son with him, as he sees the boy asa protégé.

I think E is really seeing him as a protégé and bringing him to everything and stuff.… X is out there. His situation is like that,” said Grimes.

Musk and Grimes quietly welcomed their second child 在十二月 2021, daughter Exa Dark Sideræl, though they’ve nicknamed her Y, 根据 名利场.

Grimes explained her daughter’s unique name to the outlet, 告诉 名利场 that Exa refers to a supercomputing term, exaFLOPS, while Dark representsthe unknown.” 她解释说, “People fear it, but truly it’s the absence of photons. Dark matter is the beautiful mystery of our universe.

Sideræl, the third part of Y’s full name, is pronouncedsigh-deer-ee-el,” 根据 名利场.

Grimes called the worda more elvenspelling of sidereal, which she defined asthe true time of the universe, star time, deep space-time, not our relative earth time.

Sideræl has a double meaning, 也, as a shoutout to Grimes’ 最喜欢的 指环王 特点, Galadriel, WHO “chooses to abdicate the ring.

Since the billionaire purchased Twitter, users have expressed concern over his ability to succeed in his new venture.

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After the billionaire Tesla CEO — whose time at Twitter began with mass layoffs — told his employees over email that they either had to work in anextremely hardcorefashion or leave the company, hundreds of employees decided to quit, 每 路透社.

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Musk’s demand for employees to either worklong hours at high intensityor leave, which Reuters reports happened via email, came after he bought the platform 为了 $44 billion last month following a legal battle that ensued after he backed out of the deal 在七月.

Musk reportedly let go of about half of Twitter’s then-7,500 workforce just days later.

Twitter did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment on the reports of employees leaving the company, the office closures or userstweets about the platform shutting down. 根据 纽约时报, Twitter no longer has a communications team.

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Natasha Dye

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