Elon Musk’s remarks about parenting with Grimes spark fierce debate over gender roles – indy100

In case you hadn’t noticed, Elon Musk is kind of a big deal. And so is Grimes, the mother of the couple’s child.

When these two successful, fascinating people had a child together, we knew there would be a fair few interesting talking points to come out of it. And they wasted no time giving their child one of the most bizarre names we’ve ever heard: X Æ A-Xii. (It’s pronounced ‘X’)

During an interview with the New York Times, Musk who has six children in total, including his newest arrival opened up about how he manages juggling childcare responsibilities with his hectic work schedule.

He responded by suggesting that, right now, Grimes is doing most of the childcare.

Well, babies are just eating and pooping machines, you know?

Right now there’s not much I can do. Grimes has a much bigger role than me right now. When the kid gets older, there will be more of a role for me. 

I think just doing what I’ve done with my other kids. If I have a trip for Tesla to China, for example, I’ll bring the kids with me and we’ll go see the Great Wall or we took the bullet train from Beijing to Xian and saw the Terracotta Warriors.

Musk added that he created an online school