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Lil Nas X Tweeted That He Doesn't Make Music For Children After His New Music Video Drew Criticism

"I am not gonna spend my entire career trying to cater to your children. That is your job."

Have you seen Lil Nas X's new music video for "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)"?

Lil Nas sliding down a pole
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The video's at almost 11 million views already, and I can only attribute like a third of those to me.

The video includes Lil Nas pole dancing down to hell and twerking on the devil, because, of course!

Lil Nas dancing on the devil
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Arguably a master stroke in trolling those who have told him he's going to hell for his sexuality.

However, some people chose to be ~outraged ~by this because, A) THINK OF THE CHILDREN B) blah blah homophobic puritanical nonsense.

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However, given that Lil Nas X is, quite frankly, one of the few bright spots on the hell site Twitter.com, he had quite the responses.

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For one, Lil Nas X called out people who acted like his video was "the end of times":

y’all saying a gay nigga twerking on a cgi satan is the end of times like slavery and the holocaust didn’t happen

Twitter: @LilNasX

And trolled people who brought up children:

showed my 3 month old niece the call me by your name video and she said “uncle that was quite the stupendous visual, why in heavens would any individual be enraged over such a sensational showpiece” i’m gonna go cry yall😢😢

Twitter: @LilNasX

He also responded to people directly:

there was no system involved. i made the decision to create the music video. i am an adult. i am not gonna spend my entire career trying to cater to your children. that is your job. https://t.co/SzjjYe2tf4

Twitter: @LilNasX

Both sincerely:

there is a mass shooting every week that our government does nothing to stop. me sliding down a cgi pole isn’t what’s destroying society. https://t.co/H21SMVnfNQ

Twitter: @LilNasX

And with a lil' sprinkle of Lil Nas X humor:

satan 😍😍😍 https://t.co/zFH5QAfdVb

Twitter: @LilNasX

we made it to facebook!!! LETS GOOO!

Twitter: @LilNasX

In short:

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You can watch the full "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" video here.