Elon Musk got down on one knee and begged Google co-founder Sergey Brin for forgiveness after Musk had an affair with Brin’s wife at a swank artwork pageant in Miami Seashore closing year, in accordance with a report Sunday.

The field’s richest man apologized to his longtime pal at a social gathering earlier this year, folk with information of the vivid incident told the Wall Facet road Journal.

Brin acknowledged Musk’s professed remorse but quiet isn’t speaking to him continually, the sources added.

The Tesla founder’s hook-up with Nicole Shanahan introduced about Brin to file for divorce in January, citing “irreconcilable differences,” in accordance with the Journal.

The bound reportedly took space in December on the annual Art Basel match, a multiday excellent-looking out that contains exhibitions by global galleries and panel discussions attended by deep-pocketed collectors — after Musk broke up with Canadian pop singer Grimes in September.

Shanahan’s marriage to Brin modified into moreover strained on the time over issues linked to COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns and the care of their daughter, folk acquainted with the connection told the Journal.

Musk’s alleged affair with Nicole Shanahan reportedly triggered Brin to file for divorce.Photograph by Taylor Hill/Getty Images

They had been separated but quiet living together, one particular person conclude to Shanahan told the Journal.

Shanahan is reportedly hunting for extra than $1 billion from Brin, who’s price round $90 billion, and the pair is all in favour of divorce mediation lawsuits.

They’ve been unable to strike a deal, with Brin’s aspect pronouncing Shanahan desires significant extra than a prenuptial agreement calls for and Shananan’s aspect pronouncing she signed the pact under duress while pregnant, sources acquainted with the negotiations told the Journal.

“Took this pic finest two hours prior to now,” Elon Musk told The Submit leisurely Sunday as proof he modified into quiet mates with Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

A lawyer for Brin declined to observation, the Journal acknowledged.

Neither Musk nor a spokeswoman for Shanahan, who runs a foundation centered on reproductive justice, replied to the Journal’s requests for observation.

Musk denied the rumors leisurely Sunday, even sending The Submit a characterize of himself partying with Brin, claiming it had been taken finest hours before.

“Haven’t even had sex in ages (converse),” Musk tweeted to a follower as a denial.