Elon Musk ‘Dating’ Musician Grimes After AI Joke On Twitter, Make Their Couple Debut At Met Gala

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Having trouble finding the right girl? Have you exhausted your efforts on dating apps such as Tinder, Bumble, and even Facebook? Maybe you should try making geeky jokes on Twitter. If worked for Elon Musk.

On Monday, Page Six reported that Musk was “quietly dating” Candian musician and artist Grimes. The Tesla CEO and Grimes made their couple debut at the Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual fundraising event on Monday night.

Elon Musk and Grimes attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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But how did this unexpected romance blossom you ask? From a nerdy joke on Twitter about artificial intelligence. Weird, that’s exactly how my grandpa and nana met. Grimes, whose real name is Claire Boucher, made a joke in 2015 about Roko’s Basilisk, “a thought experiment about the potential risks involved in developing artificial intelligence.” Roko’s Basilisk is a “hypothesis of a future where AI lords over the world and could punish those who did not help it into existence.”

Elon made nearly the same joke on Twitter and noticed that Grimes did the same three years earlier. The nerd attraction was so strong that scientists will have to develop a fifth fundamental force to define it. How could Grimes resist a man who makes AI jokes AND might start his own candy company?

So maybe try making nerdy jokes on Twitter to charm the ladies. Of course, being a world-renowned business magnate with a net worth of $20.1 billion probably doesn’t hurt your chances either.

Paul Sacca has written on a myriad of topics ranging from breaking news to movies to technology to men's interests for nearly a decade. His articles have been cited in numerous media powerhouses such as USA Today, New York Daily News, New York Post, CNN, Sports Illustrated, Huffington Post, Deadspin, and The Big Lead.