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    Lil Nas X Had Some Thoughts On Tony Hawk's Blood-Infused Skateboards, And Now "Nah He Tweakin" Is All Over Social Media

    Here's why "Nah he tweakin" is everywhere right now.

    Earlier this week, controversy broke out over Tony Hawk's new line of skateboards, which are infused with his own blood and reminded people of the satanic sneakers that Lil Nas X released last spring.

    Tony Hawk smiling outside and wearing a long-sleeved shirt
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    The rapper launched a limited edition collection of "Satan Shoes," in collaboration with the company MSCHF, in March. Their soles, similar to the paint coating Tony's skateboards, contained a tiny bit of actual human blood.

    Lil Nas X looking over his shoulder at the camera
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    Public responses to each merchandise line were different. Lil Nas X's sneakers faced backlash from conservative leaders, including South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, on religious grounds and became subject to a Nike lawsuit for copyright infringement. Meanwhile, Tony's skateboards, as Nas pointed out, sparked no major criticism whatsoever.

    "[N]ow that [T]ony [H]awk has released skateboards with his blood painted on them, and there was no public outrage, are y'all ready to admit y'all were never actually upset over the blood in the shoes?" he tweeted yesterday. "[A]nd maybe u were mad for some other reason?"

    now that tony hawk has released skateboards with his blood painted on them, and there was no public outrage, are y’all ready to admit y’all were never actually upset over the blood in the shoes? and maybe u were mad for some other reason?

    @LilNasX / Via Twitter: @LilNasX

    Lil Nas X also went ahead and shared his thoughts on Tony's skateboards in the comments section of an Instagram post by Rap TV.

    "#TonyHawk's blood is being used in $500 limited-edition skateboards. Y'all rockin with it⁉️" the post's caption read, to which Lil Nas X replied, "nah he tweakin."

    Screenshot of Lil Nas X's "Nah he tweakin" IG comment
    @lilnasx / Via instagram.com

    Lil Nas X's comment sparked a flurry of others that echoed his original remark, plus a viral wave of memes that flooded Instagram and Twitter.

    Me after commenting “Nah he tweakin” on every post i see

    @sabzyvert / Via Twitter: @sabzyvert

    When Shakespeare said this, We felt that. #nahhetweakin Chapter 1

    @ModernNotoriety / Via Twitter: @ModernNotoriety

    Everywhere I look, in every comment section… Nah he tweakin

    @Oso_The_Goat / Via Twitter: @Oso_The_Goat

    Lil Nas X later used the trending moment as an opportunity to promote his next album, Montero, which is officially set to drop in September.

    damn this lowkey blew up. i’m an upcoming artist from atlanta. presave my album here: https://t.co/vTbEdkHg25

    @LilNasX / Via Twitter: @LilNasX

    What's your take on all this? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.