Lil Nas X: 'I Used To Pray That Being Gay Was Just A Phase!!' - MTO News

Lil Nas X has opened up once more about his decision to come out, revealing that when he was younger, he used to pray that being gay was nothing more than a phase.

"I knew, especially around my teenage years," Lil Nas X told CBS host Gayle King.

"I would just pray and pray and pray that it was like..." Before Nas X could complete his sentence, King asked him what he was praying for. From there, Lil Nas X gave an answer.

"That it was, like, a phase," he added. "I mean because me being in this position it's easy for me. But like, some little boy 10 miles from here, it's not gon' be good for him."

The rapper has continued to enjoy chart success since coming out but recently announced that he would be taking a break from music.

"It's been a wild last 7 months and im ready to take a little time off," he tweeted last week. "Sorry to everyone attending twitchcon or the sandbox music festival, i will not be there. i love u guys and will make it up to you some way."