Supposedly, Musk had planned to make a quip about the complications of artificial intelligence, when he realized Grimes had beat him to the punch.
After seeing her comments on the matter, Elon decided to reach out to the 30-year-old music maker.
“If I’m not in love, if I’m not with a long-term companion, I cannot be happy,” he told Rolling Stone .
actress, 31, called it quits in August after one year of dating.
A bit stroppy when it comes to defending his company, yes, but not known for long-lasting romances.
His ex Amber Heard was also at the fashion bash on Monday, but the former couple didn’t appear to bump into each other on the carpet.
On Monday night, Tesla and Space X CEO Elon Musk made a red carpet appearance with pop musician Grimes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala event.
Ever since, there have been rumours about the duo dating secretly for several weeks, according to a report from Page Six.
An insider spilled: "Elon was researching the idea of joking about Rococo Basilisk, and when he saw Grimes had already joked about it, he reached out to her.
Grimes said this was the first time in three years that anyone understood the joke. We can't say we're surprised that these two have ended up together, as Musk has previously vocalized his love for Grimes' music in the past.