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Lil Nas X offers pizza to homophobic protesters outside his concert

Lil Nas X, here in June 2021, came out as gay in 2019.
Paras Griffin via Getty Images Lil Nas X, here in June 2021, came out as gay in 2019.

Paras Griffin via Getty Images

Lil Nas X, here in June 2021, came out as gay in 2019.

LIL NAS X – Humor against hate. While performing in concert at MGM Music Hall in Boston this Sunday, September 18, Lil Nas X was confronted by a group of openly homophobic demonstrators who were protesting outside the hall against the holding of his show. Faced with signs of religious inspiration, the 23-year-old American rapper nevertheless found the best answer, since he went directly to meet them to offer them … Pizzas.

It’s a good promotion “wrote the artist on his social networks. The sequence, which you can watch below, was posted on his TikTok and Twitter accounts and viewed more than 3 million times. We can see his team present themselves in front of the group which chooses to decline the proposal.

They didn’t want pizza but I accidentally fell in love with one of the homophobic protesters “, even launched Lil Nas X. “ I can’t stop thinking about the cute homophobic guy protesting my concert. I just know we had a connection. I miss him so much. I am nothing without him “, he confided, not without irony.

Lil Nas X, who came out as gay in 2019, has a long history of fighting homophobia, especially in the world of hip-hop. Absent from the BET Awards nominations [qui récompensent chaque année les artistes, acteurs et sportifs afro-américains] last June despite the success of his album Monterothe rapper had shared his dismay on his social networks.

I just feel like black gay people have to fight to be visible in this world, he regretted in a since-deleted tweet. And even when we get to the top, fools try to pretend we don’t exist. “And to specify:” It’s not just about the BET Awards. It especially concerns the problem of homophobia within the black community. »

The organization of the ET Awards had responded by way of press release, recalling among other things that the rapper had been nominated in 2020 and that he had also been able to perform during the ceremony.

See also on the HuffPost: Rapper Lil Nas X responds to homophobic accusations after his music video “Montero”

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