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    Lil Nas X Shared His Dad's Reaction To His Controversial Music Video, And My Heart Is Full

    "Live life on your terms."

    In case you haven't heard, Lil Nas X just dropped a new music video for his song, "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)."

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    Fun fact: Montero is Lil Nas X's real name!

    It features the 21-year-old sliding down a pole all the way to hell, where he gives the devil a lap dance!

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    THE SYMBOLISM.

    And it's already sparked tons of controversy. Certain religious people are – YAWN – complaining online that it's Satan-worshipping and not for the eyes of children or whatever.

    Lil Nas spread eagled over the devil
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    PSA: What your children watch is YOUR problem. Don't try to stifle creatives just in case your kid sees something that might spark an actual conversation. Miss me with that shit.

    Luckily, there's one person who doesn't care about any of that nonsense: Lil Nas X's dad, Robert!

    Robert posing on the American Music Awards red carpet with Lil Nas
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    The singer tweeted a screenshot of a text his father sent him after watching the vid, and it made my heart smile. "Live life on your terms. Very PROUD of you," it said.

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    We love him, too!!

    Hell yeah! Parents supporting their kids' creativity and artistic endeavors? Now, that's what I like to see!!

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    Let's see more of this in 2021, please, people!!

    Thanks for sharing such a cute moment with us, Lil Nas X! Now excuse me while I stream "Call Me By Your Name" for the 10th time.

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