According to a Vanity Fair staff member at the time who stood next to Ms. Maxwell and Mr. Musk and shared contemporaneous notes with The Times, the pair chatted. Ms. Maxwell asked Mr. Musk if there were a way to remove oneself from the internet and encouraged Mr. Musk to destroy the internet; Mr. Musk demurred.
Ms. Maxwell then asked Mr. Musk why aliens hadn't yet made contact with humanity, to which Mr. Musk replied that all civilizations eventually end -- including Maxwell's hypothetical alien one -- and raised the possibility that humans are living in a simulation.
Previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously.
This is so batshit insane it makes total sense.
Considering this moron tried to buy ICBMs from Putin, the above is totally in character for his brand of mediocre-rich-white-supremacist stupidity.
no, this is a photobomb:
She got it slightly wrong, the right request would have been to have Elon ask the aliens to destroy the internet