Rapper Lil Nas X sent pizza to a group of “homophobic” religious protesters outside his concert, and now he says he’s falling for one.
The 23-year-old rapper, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill, performed at MGM Music Hall in Fenway on Sunday, September 20. Opposite the entrance to the hall, a small group of Christian demonstrators gathered to launch their fanatical message. to those lined up for the show, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Retweeting a video taken by one of his fans, Lil Nas X joked that the protesters were giving “a really good promo”, noting that he had just “just told my team to send them pizza”.
He then updated fans with a video of what appears to be the leader of the group rejecting his gracious offer, saying, “We thank you, we appreciate it, but no thanks.”
The camera’s attention quickly shifted to one protester in particular, a man wearing a black shirt advertising Christ’s Forgiveness Ministries, who Lil Nas X was punched by.
“Update: they didn’t want pizza but I accidentally fell in love with one of the homophobic protesters,” the ‘Montero’ hitmaker tweeted.
Minutes later, Lil Nas X joked that he “kept thinking about the cute homophobic guy protesting my gig last night.”
The ‘Old Town Road’ artist went on to joke, “I just know we had a connection. I miss him so much man. I’m nothing without him.”
I can’t stop thinking about the cute homophobic guy who was protesting my concert last night. I just know we had a connection. I miss him so much man. i am nothing without him
— SAFA (@LilNasX) September 19, 2022
Indeed, Lil Nas X has become a master at upsetting homophobic conservatives over the past few years, whether through diss tracks, his music videos, or openly gay acts on national television.
In a 2021 interview with GQ, he said rap will have more gay rappers and it’s only a matter of time.