Written by Greg Lewis
He says he felt a “breeze” and that’s how he learned that his pants had torn.
On Saturday (May 21), Lil Nas X brought his pole dance visuals to the Saturday Night Live stage. Performing his controversial single “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” The artist suffered from a shocking wardrobe malfunction and his reaction was priceless.
Recently in an interview with Jimmy Fallon, Lil Nas X sits and relives the moment of the pants malfunction and talks openly about the incident.
“So, I was pretty much going down the pole, you know, doing my little sexy drop down and boom, I feel air,” said Lil Nas X the audience laughed. “I was like, okay, there’s definitely a breeze going on and I also felt like, some popping, like still happening while I was down there. I was like, ‘Oh God, I hope it’s not…just please don’t be on TV already.'”
“And SNL was actually live,” he added. “You know what the worst part is? At the end of the performance, the dancers are supposed to like touch me and tug on me or whatever, and they were tugging on the pants and I was like, ‘Please, God no.'” Lil Nas X recognized her couldn’t tell his dancers because they were in the middle of a performance but he definitely kept it professional on his end.
Fallon couldn’t stop laughing at Lil Nas X’s expression on stage when he realized his pants had torn. Jimmy Fallon also released visuals of Lil Nas X’s dress rehearsal to show how the performance was actually suppose to end.
Check out the interview below.