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Elon Musk says he's doing his best to help the 'underpopulation crisis' after he had twins last year

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Elon Musk had twins with Shivon Zilis, one of his top executives, in November, Insider reported. Maja Hitij/Getty Images
Elon Musk had twins with Shivon Zilis, one of his top executives, in November, Insider reported. Maja Hitij/Getty Images
  • Elon Musk said he's trying to help the "underpopulation crisis."
  • The comments came a day after Insider reported that Musk had twins in November with one of his top executives. 
  • Musk now has nine known children. 
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Elon Musk said he is trying his best to head off an "underpopulation crisis."

"A collapsing birth rate is the biggest danger civilization faces by far," he tweeted on Thursday. 

The comments came a day after Insider reported that Musk had previously unknown twins in November with Shivon Zilis, a top executive at Neuralink. Musk now has nine known children. 

Musk has expressed concerns about declining birth rates in the US for years. Experts are divided on the topic, Insider previously reported. 

"Mark my words, they are sadly true," Musk said in a subsequent tweet Thursday.


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