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Elon Musk had an unexpectedly tame SNL performance, and NBC just gave him free PR

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12.05.2021

During Elon Musk's opening monologue as Saturday Night Live host on May 9, he said "I'm making history tonight."

Musk made history in several ways during the show. He is the only person worth $184 billion — making him the second-most richest man in the world — to host. He is also only the second billionaire CEO to host after Donald Trump, and did so without a background in entertainment.

But Musk did not mention his wealth or companies, including Tesla and SpaceX. He said during his monologue that he was making history as the first person open about having Asperger's, an autism spectrum disorder where people have "difficulty responding to the body language, facial expressions, and tone of voice of others," per Medical News Today. Some pointed out the statement was not accurate, as former cast member Dan Aykroyd has Asperger's and hosted the show in 2003.........

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