Elon Musk Claims He Is First Person With Asperger’s To Host ‘SNL’


Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk ran “human in emulation mode” fairly convincingly — as he promised in his monologue — on “Saturday Evening Reside” in his debut look, claiming to be the “first individual with Asperger’s” ever to host this system.

Musk was conceited, quirky and humorous, saying he doesn’t assume he’s so unhealthy, and that he has a fantastic imaginative and prescient for the longer term. “I consider in a renewable power future,” he stated. “I consider that humanity should turn into an interplanetary space-faring civilization. These seem to be thrilling targets, don’t they?”

If “I simply posted that on Twitter, I’d be wonderful. However I additionally write issues like, ’69 days after 4/20, once more, haha,’” he stated. “I believed it was humorous. That’s why I wrote ‘haha’ on the finish.”

So perhaps he’s not cool, he confessed.

“To anybody I’ve offended, I simply need to say, I reinvented electrical vehicles and I’m sending folks to Mars in a rocket ship,” he stated. “Did you assume I used to be additionally going to be a chill, regular dude?” 

He teased that he might actually shock folks as a result of the present was reside — and was streamed reside on YouTube around the globe for the primary time ever. 

“I might say one thing actually stunning, like: I drive a Prius,” he stated.

As for Musk’s declare that he’s the primary individual with Asperger’s to host “SNL,” authentic solid member Dan Aykroyd, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s in the 1980s, returned to host the present again in 2003.

Colin Jost later joked on “Weekend Replace” that Musk hosted the present so he’d have an alibi when the Chinese language rocket crashed into the Indian Ocean on Saturday evening.

Musk additionally appeared on the fake information section as a financial expert speaking up Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency that Musk’s mom, Maye, promoted earlier within the present. “Weekend Replace” host Michael Che repeatedly requested, “What is Dogecoin?”

Musk finally admitted that “it’s a hustle” — and Dogecoin’s worth plunged to as little as $0.47 on crypto change Binance, down 28% from about $0.65 earlier than the present.

The present opened by softening up the viewers with a heartfelt tribute to mothers for Mom’s Day. As musical visitor Miley Cyrus belted out a soulful “Mild of a Clear Blue Morning,” written by her godmother Dolly Parton, solid members warmly greeted their mothers.

“It’s been an extended darkish evening,” Cyrus sang. “And I’ve been a waitin’ for the morning … And every little thing’s gonna be all proper, that’s been all fallacious.”


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