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Canadian musician Grimes and Tesla founder Elon Musk walked the purple carpet collectively on the Met Gala in New York City on May 7.
According to Page Six, Grimes and Musk have been quietly courting for the final month and so they supposed to go public with their relationship on the Met Gala.
The publication studies that the pair met on-line after hanging up a connection over a nerdy joke.
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The joke centred on the Roko’s Basilisk thought experiment, which considers a future during which omnipotent AI punishes those that didn’t assist it into existence.
Musk’s joke was reportedly, “to merge this thought experiment with a pun using ‘Rococo,’ referring to the ornate French 18th-century baroque style, perhaps pointing out that both concepts are complex, too extreme and ridiculous,” Page Six writes.
Grimes had already made the joke in her video for Flesh Without Bloodwhich featured a personality named Rococo Basilisk. “[This character] is doomed to be eternally tortured by an artificial intelligence, but she’s also kind of like Marie Antoinette,” she defined to Fuse in 2015.
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Earlier this 12 months, Musk publicly expressed his admiration for the 30-year-old singer, whose actual identify is Claire Boucher, through Twitter. He posted her music video for Venus Fly that includes Janelle Monáe on social media and known as it “the best music video art I’ve seen in a while.”
Musk acquired in contact with Grimes by a mutual contact. They reportedly started courting quickly after.
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The tech billionaire additionally tweeted his approval of her Spotify playlist “Go Flex & Psycho.” “Glad ur finally listening to cyberpunk speedwae hahaha,” she responded. “Sounds great riding my cyborg,” he wrote again.
Before the Met Gala, Musk took to Twitter to jot down, “Rococo basilisk.”
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Note: « Previously Published on: 2018-05-08 13:28:34, as ‘Elon Musk, Grimes attend Met Gala collectively amid studies they’re courting – National