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Elon Musk had twins last year with Neuralink exec, report says

(Shivon Zilis/Twitter, Bob Daemmrich)

Elon Musk is steadily populating the earth with the birth of another set of twins born to one of his top executives.


Court documents first obtained by Insider revealed Musk had twins with Neuralink executive Shivon Zilis last year, weeks before his second child with ex-girlfriend Grimes via surrogate was born. Now, Musk has nine known children.

In April, a petition was filed by the two parents to add their father's last name to the twins' names. An Austin judge approved the order in May.

Zilis, 36, is a Canadian native, who met Musk through her work with an AI nonprofit. She was hired at Tesla in 2017 before moving to Neuralink, Musk's brain implants startup. Insider reports she moved from San Francisco to a $4 million Austin home last summer—listed as the home for both her and Musk in documents.


Musk has been outspoken about an underpopulation crisis—the birth rate falling below the replacement level. In December 2021, the month his daughter with Grimes was born, he made a dire prediction that "civilization is going to crumble" if people don't have more children.

Musk has not addressed the news on his latest revealed children. However, he did take to Twitter to say he is "doing his best to help the underpopulation crisis," and that he hopes "you have big families."

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Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation


🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway