Elon Musk's new girlfriend, Grimes, appeared to wear a 'Tesla choker' to the Met Gala, and people freaked out

Rashid Umar Abbasi/Reuters; Neilson Barnard/Getty; Melia Robinson/Business InsiderElon Musk and Grimes.
  • The musical artist Grimes is dating Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Page Six reported.
  • The couple made their debut at the Met Gala on Monday night.
  • Grimes and Musk designed her outfit together, according to Us Weekly, and people think her choker necklace looks like the Tesla logo.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the musical artist Grimes made their rumoured relationship at least red-carpet official on Monday night when they stepped out at the Met Gala together.

Some on social media pointed out the similarity between the choker necklace Grimes wore and the Tesla logo, speculating that the logo may have been the design inspiration.

Here’s the Tesla logo, for comparison:

But Elon Musk took to social media on Tuesday night to set the record straight, telling New York Mag that “the choker is a bunch of spikes, not Tesla anything.”

Us Weekly reports that the couple designed Grimes’ dress together over a dinner date and commissioned a team to create the futuristic ensemble. Musk wore a white tuxedo jacket and a collarless shirt.

Earlier Monday, Page Six described an unnamed source as saying Musk and Grimes have been “quietly dating.” The gossip site said the pair met online about a month ago, after Musk saw on a joke about artificial intelligence that Grimes had made on Twitter and reached out.

The two have not publicly confirmed their relationship.

Here’s what people were saying online about choker:

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