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Lil Nas X Answers a Kid's Question About Coming Out of the Closet

Lil Nas X Answers a Kid's Question About Coming Out of the Closet

Lil Nas X is addressing coming out to a young audience.

The 22-year-old “Old Town Road” superstar visited Arts & Raps on Wednesday (April 14) to spend time with Zaria and Dilian, the two children who host the show and interview stars as they work on art.

During the interview, Lil Nas X was asked by the kid hosts what coming out was all about.

“It means you’re like, ‘Hey everybody, I’m this thing, and you guys didn’t even know that, but now you know,” he said.

Amusingly, Dilan reacted with a story that also involved a literal closet.

“Me and my older cousin, he keeps pushing my brother into the closet. And we close the door and blink the lights on and off, and then say ‘666’ or ‘Bloody Mary.’ And then he swore he saw something,” he said.

“That’s exactly what happened to me. That’s exactly what I meant when I said I was coming out of the closet,” Lil Nas X hilariously responded.

Zaria asked what being “unapologetically you” meant.

“It means just doing yourself at all costs, no matter who’s watching. It gets really hard, because everybody in the world, we always think about what everybody else is thinking about us. Sometimes, we forget to think about what we think about ourselves, you know?” he said.

“I won’t say that I don’t care. It’s like, I’m able to care and push it off of my shoulder.”

Lil Nas X also made headlines for making out with another male star in a new music video.

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