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Lil Nas X and His Backup Dancer Boyfriend Split

By David T. Valentin

Image Taken from Lil Nas' Instagram

Let’s be real, the dating scene for any celebrity is always a rough one, so much so that it seems not even one of the world’s biggest gay icons and celebrities, Lil Nas X, can hold down his relationship amidst the chaos that comes with being a celebrity.

Back in August, Lil Nas X opened up about his boyfriend—one of his backup singers named Yai Ariza. The celebrity described the relationship as “effortless.” “I feel this is one of the best [relationships] yet,” Lil Nas X said. “I’m really happy about it, and it all just feels natural. It’s effortless.”

During an interview with Variety, he even went so far as to say, “I think this is the one. I can’t explain it – it’s just a feeling.”

That leaves only about two full months officially, and maybe a month or two more, of falling head over heels for each other.

It’s not known why the two split or if it had ended in heartbreak or a mutual break up. Whatever it may be, we’re sure either of them won’t have any trouble finding someone to love.


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