Lil Nas X Addressed Those Satan Sneakers With A Drop Of Blood In Them, And His Response Was So Perfect


    We're just gonna go ahead and assume you've been bumping Lil Nas X's "Montero (Call Me by Your Name)" — and its amazing video — all weekend.

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    Everyone's talking about the video, in which Lil Nas X literally pole dances in hell. Even his dad weighed in.

    Lil Nas X at a Tom Ford fashion show in February 2020

    And now there's tons of chatter about Lil Nas X's "Satan Shoes" — specifically, a limited edition pair of Nike Air Max 97s that contain a drop of real human blood (along with 60 cubic centimeters of red ink) in the soles.

    Lil Nas X's Satan Shoes

    The shoes are a funny, clever gambit that, as usual, some people are taking a little too seriously — like Kristi Noem, the governor of North Dakota...

    Our kids are being told that this kind of product is, not only okay, it's "exclusive." But do you know what's more exclusive? Their God-given eternal soul. We are in a fight for the soul of our nation. We need to fight hard. And we need to fight smart. We have to win.

    Twitter: @govkristinoem

    ...and basketball player Nick Young (who has since walked back his initial reaction).

    My kids will never play Old Town road again.. I’m still debating about wearing @Nike after this come nike a drop of blood for real

    Twitter: @NickSwagyPYoung

    So Lil Nas X posted an "apology" video on YouTube — except, it's really just footage from the "Montero" video. Pretty funny.

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    He clapped back at the criticism on Twitter, too.

    ur a whole governor and u on here tweeting about some damn shoes. do ur job!

    Twitter: @LilNasX

    Lil Nas X even had some good jokes of his own about the Satan Shoes.

    we have decided to drop these to even the score. damn y’all happy now?

    Twitter: @LilNasX

    As usual, Lil Nas X wins the internet — again.