After Lil Nas X came out as gay on twitter, homophobes took to his instagram comments. Comments asked Lil Nas X how long he was going to be gay for, said that they were shaking their head that someone they looked up to as a great person who made great music turned out to be gay, asked him to tell them he was only gay as a joke, said they couldn't look at him the same, asked him not to be gay, and asked how can he be gay. In reply Lil Nas X joked that he was only gay on the weekends, jokingly apologized for his actions and hoped the user would find a better a role model, joked that he was gay as a joke, said that people are acting like he killed somebody when he's just gay, joked that he will try not to be gay, and joked that it was an accident that he became gay.
More tweets/retweets from Lil Nas X about being gay:
just cuz i’m gay don’t mean i’m not straight— nope (@LilNasX) July 1, 2019
LMFAOOOOOO https://t.co/4wyMXIFEy0— nope (@LilNasX) July 1, 2019
it’s true i am a guy https://t.co/7hsG0TEm8i— nope (@LilNasX) July 1, 2019
Many people are also now overusing the joke about what the Old Town Road lyric "ride until I can't no more" means and Lil Nas X responded to the jokes:
“so that’s what he meant by ride til i cant no more 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂” pic.twitter.com/U5kck2rMYT— nope (@LilNasX) July 1, 2019
old town road is literally about horses.— nope (@LilNasX) July 1, 2019