Don Lemon wanted seat aboard Elon Musk’s rocket to do first podcast in space: sources | Space

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He’s a real space cadet!

Don Lemon — who submitted a wish list that included demands for a free Cybertruck in contract talks with X before he was unceremoniously dumped last week — also wanted SpaceX boss Elon Musk to launch him into orbit for the first-ever extraterrestrial podcast, The Post has learned.

“First podcast in space to be hosted by Don (via SpaceX),” the bulleted line item reads.

The literally out-of-this-world ask was on a document Lemon’s agents at United Talent Agency sent to Musk’s social media site that also included demands for a $5 million advance on top of an $8 million base salary, equity in the company, and veto power over the site’s news content policies and its roster of creators, as The Post reported exclusively last week.

The document, which was reviewed by The Post, was sent last December — a month before Musk and Lemon announced their partnership for the fired CNN anchor to host a show on X.

Musk was Lemon’s guest for the debut episode of “The Don Lemon Show.” instagram/donlemonofficial

Lemon’s representatives did not return calls for comment.

X executives were also taken aback when Lemon requested that a private jet ferry him and his partner to Las Vegas for a tech conference — with the company footing the bill for the plane as well as a stay at a suite in a swanky hotel on the Strip, sources close to the situation said.

Last week, Lemon’s reps adamantly denied that their client made those demands.

Jay Sures, vice chairman at UTA, told The Post: “This is absolute, complete utter nonsense without an iota of truth to it.”

Lemon’s spokesperson Allison Gollust also tried to shoot down the report.

“There is nothing in your list of demands that you claim Don…

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