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    Lil Nas X Was Criticized On Twitter For Not Being "Really Gay" And Not As Good Of A Role Model As Andrew Tate

    These Twitter arguments and conspiracies are getting out of control — we're accusing people of pretending to be gay now?

    Lil Nas X has been going back and forth with folks on Twitter for a hot minute now.

    Closeup of Lil Nas X

    Since the "Industry Baby" rapper's popularity grew, some people have questioned his authenticity, primarily associated with his sexuality. And it's a pretty strange argument.

    Closeup of Lil Nas X

    The 23-year-old hip-hop artist recently performed at Lollapalooza in Chile, and in response to a video of his performance, a Twitter user claimed, "I feel like he's not really gay or not really that feminine, it's so forced."

    Lil Nas X onstage

    Yes. In 2023, the new anti-gay rhetoric is that a person can "not be gay enough." The argument is they're actually pretending to be feminine or pretending to be gay for attention.

    Lil Nas X onstage

    But Nas (real name Montero) clapped back at this ridiculous claim with his usual edgy humor, writing, "Oh no guys it's the estrogen expert."

    oh no guys it’s the estrogen expert

    Twitter: @LilNasX

    Another Twitter user posted, "One day we will realize that Lil Nas X is not gay. He just finessed the LGBT community and got to the bag."

    do i have to give head at 3:45 am behind a mcdonalds in chicago on a friday night during the middle of pride month while streaming on twitch and ig live for y’all to realize i am really a fruitcake

    Twitter: @LilNasX

    And Nas fired back once more, and even harder, writing, "Do I have to give head at 3:45 a.m. behind McDonald's in Chicago on a Friday night during the middle of Pride Month while streaming on Twitch and IG Live for y'all to realize I am really a fruitcake."

    Closeup of Lil Nas X

    And, of course, some folks came to his defense — because why are we measuring a person's sexuality based on mannerisms, clothes, or anything at all?

    Like this man literally ran a Nicki Minaj fan account, kissed a boy on the most homophobic television program, gave a lap dance to a satan and the list goes on. do y’all gotta see lil nas x sck some meat on live to believe he’s gay???

    Lollapalooza Chile / Via Twitter: @NATERERUN

    @LilNasX Like??? some gay men can be both masculine and feminine. It feels like they are telling you to pick a lane. As a guy who is masculine and fem, i can tell you sometimes gender expression can be a spectrum.

    Twitter: @dezlking

    Aside from the authenticity of his sexuality being questioned, Lil Nas X must also defend his provocative imagery in his music videos and live performances, like his music video for "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)."

    The wild thing is this isn't the worst of Lil Nas X's internet beef. Not too long ago, someone compared Andrew Tate, a person "who teaches young people to think critically, to take care of their physical health and build financial security," and Nas "twerking on Satan," claiming that people are looking up to the wrong person as a role model.

    1. that is a cgi animated being not satan from the bible book. 2. there’s no such thing as a good role model, y’all need to find yourselves and stop looking for people to look up to

    Columbia Records / Twitter: @david_r_morgan

    Lil Nas X quickly shut down the Twitter user, claiming that "there's no such thing as a good role model" anymore.

    "1. that is a cgi animated being not satan from the bible book.

    "2. there’s no such thing as a good role model, y’all need to find yourselves and stop looking for people to look up to."

    And, the feud between Andrew Tate and Lil Nas X has a history. Last year, Andrew said on Piers Morgan Uncensored, "There's certainly worse people than me that exist," claiming that he's not as controversial as the rapper or other drill artists.

    andrew tate please stop mentioning me! i am never gonna let u smash loser!

    Twitter: @LilNasX

    Nas wasted no time responding to his devil comparison, writing, "Andrew Tate, please stop mentioning me! I am never gonna let u smash loser."

    We'll see where this ridiculous Twitter beef goes next!