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Lil Nas X Addresses FKA twigs Music Video Comparisons & FKA twigs Responds!

Lil Nas X Addresses FKA twigs Music Video Comparisons & FKA twigs Responds!

Lil Nas X is speaking out about the comparisons of his video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” to FKA twigs‘ “Cellophane.”

Earlier in the week, the video’s director Andrew Thomas Huang spoke out in a series of posts about the similarities between the videos amid rip-off accusations.

“i want to show love to @fkatwigs & @andrewthomashuang ! the ‘cellophane’ visual is a masterpiece. i was not aware that the visual would serve as a major inspiration for those who worked on the effects of my video,” he said on Instagram on Tuesday (March 30).

“i want to say thank u to twigs for calling me and informing me about the similarities between the two videos, as i was not aware they were so close. was only excited for the video to come out. i understand how hard you worked to bring this visual to life. you deserve so much more love and praise. 🏹🤍”

“thank you @lilnasx for our gentle honest conversations and for acknowledging the inspiration cellophane gave you and your creative team in creating your iconic video! i think what you have done is amazing and i fully support your expression and bravery in pushing culture forward for the queer community. legend status,” FKA twigs wrote in response on her Instagram.

“i want to thank @andrewthomashuang and @kelyvon for helping me create cellophane but also and most importantly i would like to thank sex workers and strippers for providing the physical language to make both videos possible. i have been working with @swarmhive to help support this community and i know all donations to the swarm hardship fund will be welcome during this difficult time. link in bio x.”

Find out what the “Cellophane” director said about the two videos.

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