Elon Musk reveals he has Asperger’s as he hosts Saturday Night Live

Elon appeared on the show for the first time last night (Picture: NBC)

Elon Musk revealed he has Asperger’s syndrome as he made his highly-anticipated debut on Saturday Night Live.

The entrepreneur and world’s richest man appeared on the sketch show last night and said he was making history as the first person to host with the neurodevelopmental disorder – ‘or at least the first person to admit it’.

‘It’s an honor to be hosting Saturday Night Live, I mean that,’ Elon said during his monologue.

‘Sometimes after I say something, I have to say I mean that so people really know I mean it. That’s because I’ve always had a lot of intonational variation when I speak, which I’ve been told makes for great comedy.’

He added: ‘I’m actually making history tonight as the first person with Asperger’s to host SNL. Or at least the first to admit it.’

Elon also referenced his son’s unusual name X Æ A-12 (pronounced X Ash A Twelve) during his monologue.

Elon Musk hosts Saturday Night Live on May 8, 2021, with musical guest Miley Cyrus.

Elon appeared alongside musical guest Miley Cyrus (Picture: NBC)

The businessman welcomed his son with partner Grimes last year, and Elon said the name was like a ‘cat running across the keyboard’.

The opening section of the show also saw him bring his mother onto the stage to talk about himself as a child, as well as saying that he ‘reinvented electric cars and is sending people to Mars on a rocket ship.’

Grimes also joined Elon on the programme, appearing in a Super Mario-themed skit together.

Elon’s booking on the show marked a real departure for the NBC programme. The last time a non-actor/comedian/musician/athlete hosted SNL was in 2015, when a pre-election Donald Trump took charge.

Saturday Night Live airs tomorrow night on NBC.

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