Elon Musk Reveals He Has Asperger’s on SNL and Additionally Introduces His Mother

Elon Musk bought private in his Saturday Evening Dwell debut.

On Saturday, Might 8, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, one of many richest individuals on this planet, hosted the NBC sketch collection for the primary time. The South African-born billionnaire introduced alongside his mother, Maye Musk, as did the solid members and musical visitor Miley Cyrus, to have a good time Mom’s Day.

Throughout his monologue, Elon additionally confirmed a longstanding rumor about himself—that he has Asperger syndrome, or Asperger’s, which is usually thought of a high-functioning type of autism.

“Generally after I say one thing, I’ve to say, ‘I imply that.’ So individuals actually know that I imply it. That is as a result of I do not at all times have numerous intonation or variation in how I converse, which I am informed makes for excellent comedy,” Elon defined. “I am truly making historical past tonight as the primary particular person with Asperger’s to host SNL. Or no less than the primary to confess it.”

Ghostbusters actor Dan Aykroyd rose to fame as an SNL solid member and author within the ’70s and hosted the present in 2003. In 2013, he informed The Each day Mail that he has Asperger’s and was identified within the early ’80s.

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