Lil Nas X pranks fans on April Fools’ Day: ‘I was never gay’

Lil Nas X designed headlines this previous summer months, not just for his significant hit “Old Town Road” with Billy Ray Cyrus, but also for coming out as homosexual.

But just after midnight on April Fools’ Working day, the rapper experimented with to pull a fast one particular on admirers, tweeting, “i was never gay. i explained it to make up gasoline for aprils fools day. ha got u men.”

The 20-yr-outdated performer, who gained two Grammys in January, then exchanged some cheerful banter with rapper Ka5sh, who termed Lil Nas X brave for “coming out as straight.”

Lil Nas X, who topped the Billboard Very hot 100 for an unparalleled 19 weeks, replied, “It’s challenging but somebody has to choose a stand and direct the other folks[sic] straight folks fearful to be by themselves.”

Still, Lil Nas X couldn’t preserve a straight facial area (so to communicate) for long. Just 13 minutes right after his authentic article, he reported, “ok i’m homosexual once more,” which prompted the reply “Welcome back” from out gay “Bloom” singer Troye Sivan.

Lil Nas X’s April Fools’ Day prank was additional pleasurable than the just one by K-pop star Jaejoong, who jokingly claimed to have the coronavirus in an Instagram write-up. The tone-deaf joke backfired and the member of Korean pop band JYJ apologized inside an hour.

Lil Nas X, who has 4.3 million followers on Twitter, turns 21 on April 9 and has also been tweeting about celebrating his birthday in quarantine.