Lil Nas X took to Twitter on Saturday to clap back at people criticizing his 2020 Halloween costume, an homage to Nicki Minaj.
The “Old Town Road” singer got dressed in elaborate drag as the iconic rapper for the holiday but not everyone was a fan.
One person wrote, “How much money u think Lil nas x is being paid to destroy the minds of young black kids to go against their God?”
Lil Nas X swiftly responded to the homophobic comment, writing, “yes because ur child is gonna say ‘lil nas x dressed up as nicki minaj so why should i worship god anymore.'”
The original comment has since been deleted.
That wasn’t the only commenter that appeared to be unhappy about the 21-year-old’s outfit on social media. Rapper 50 Cent tweeted, “what the f—, Nikki come get him !!! Lol.”
Last June, at the end of LGBTQ Pride Month, Lil Nas X came out as gay. The performer, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill, asked his followers to listen to one of his new songs at the ti