Sunday night, lil Nas X decided to take the lead when a group of protesters”street ministryshowed up outside of his concert in Boston, Massachusetts. “So people were protesting my gig last night“, wrote the 23-year-old rapper in a TikTok video, adding: “So we brought them pizza“.
In the video, one of the performer’s team members from “Montero“brings boxes of pizza to the singing crowd – which she refused.
Some of the demonstrators carried signs on which one could read: “Jesus is God, even the demons know it” and “Repent and believe the Gospel“.
However, halfway through the video – which has already exceeded 1.6 million views in 2 hours – the performer from “Industry Baby” a makes a surprising confidence.
“Unfortunately, one of the homophobes was really hot“, he wrote while the camera zoomed in on a protester and the song “mystery of Love” by sufjan Stevens was starting to play.
lil Nas X, real name Montero lamar Hillposted the same video on Twitter and joked that while protesters refused food, he is “accidentally fell in love with one of the homophobic protesters“.
Fans, on the other hand, were quick to hail the kind gesture — and his ability to find humor in the situation.
“It just means you made it“, wrote a netizen, adding “they also did that in 2011 with Gaga“.
Others joked that the rapper should find the man in the video: “We love wonderful emotional stories in which people fall in love from enemies. Go ahead NasI believe in you.“
Last year, lil Nas X received a lot of backlash from religious groups when he released the music video for his song. Montero (Call Me By Your Name).
In the video, the singer questioned Christian teachings on sex and homosexuality as he descended into hell via a barbell. stripteasebecame a sex slave and offered a lap dance to Satan.
The demonic imagery didn’t sit well with many conservative groups, who claimed the rapper was promoting “of gay diaries and demonic visuals“.
One day later, Nas added fuel to the fire by coming out of “Satan Shoes“limited edition that each contained”a drop of human blood“.
This series of facts triggered a “satanic panic” in many people – which they apparently did not forget.