Lil Nas X: ‘I Planned to Die With the Secret of Being Gay’


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In a recent interview with The Guardian, Lil Nas X says he “planning to die with the secret of being gay.”

The “Old Town Road” singer says that when he became “Lil Nas X” his thoughts changed because he didn’t have anyone that would treat him “shi_ty.”

“I 100 [percent] want to represent the LGBT community,” he continued, “[but] I don’t want to encourage them to do something they don’t 100% want to do. Especially in, like, middle school or high school. Because it’s just super hard,” says Nas X

Nas X says although his family knows he’s gay, they don’t speak about it and are quiet about it.

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