Lil Nas X accused of copying FKA twigs shot-by-shot in his Montero music video

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Two-time Grammy winner Lil Nas X was accused of copying Grammy-nominated FKA twigs shot-by-shot for his Montero (Call Me By Your Name) music video, which came out Friday.

Between 1:48-2: 22, the 21-year-old Georgia resident slides from a stripper pole from heaven to hell in a sequence similar to the British 33-year-old’s 2019 music video for Cellophane.

Lil Nas X (née Montero Lamar Hill) even hired the exact same pool choreographer – Kelly Yvonne – who used FKA twigs (née Tahliah Debrett Barnett) for Cellophane.

Stolen?  Two-time Grammy winner Lil Nas X was accused of copying Grammy-nominated FKA twigs shot-by-shot for his Montero (Call Me By Your Name) music video, which came out Friday.

Stolen? Two-time Grammy winner Lil Nas X was accused of copying Grammy-nominated FKA twigs shot-by-shot for his Montero (Call Me By Your Name) music video, which came out Friday.

The country rapper – who came out as gay in 2019 – co-directed his Biblical video with Tanu Muino and also borrowed the title of Luca Guadagnino’s 2017 film Call Me by Your Name.

Lil Nas X has also reportedly tried to hire Cellophane director Andrew Thomas Huang, who Twitter thread Saturday.

‘I am a fan of @LilNasX. Old Town Road is iconic. Sharing employees is common. It’s great to see the Cellophane choreographer working with Lil Nas X (love a Satan dance). Sharing aesthetics and paying tribute is part of the creative process. Collective consciousness exists, ”Huang wrote.

Images are also expensive to make. Years of work went into the creation of Cellophane, from physical training to the emotional work of extracting Twigs’ life to construct images that told her story of trauma and recovery. Cellophane was a confession in the most vulnerable sense. ‘

Between 1: 48-2: 22: The 21-year-old Georgian slides from heaven to hell from a stripper pole in a sequence similar to the UK's 33-year-old music video from 2019 for Cellophane

Between 1: 48-2: 22: The 21-year-old Georgian slides from heaven to hell from a stripper pole in a sequence similar to the UK's 33-year-old music video from 2019 for Cellophane

Between 1: 48-2: 22: The 21-year-old Georgian slides from heaven to hell from a stripper pole in a sequence similar to the UK’s 33-year-old music video from 2019 for Cellophane

Kelly Yvonne (R): Lil Nas X (L) even hired the same exact pool choreographer that FKA Twigs used for Cellophane

Kelly Yvonne (R): Lil Nas X (L) even hired the same exact pool choreographer that FKA Twigs used for Cellophane

Pool choreographer Kelly Yvonne and FKA Twigs snapped photos on January 26

Pool choreographer Kelly Yvonne and FKA Twigs snapped photos on January 26

Kelly Yvonne: Lil Nas X (born Montero Lamar Hill) even hired the same exact pool choreographer that FKA Twigs (born Tahliah Debrett Barnett) used for Cellophane

Inspiration: The country rapper - who came out as gay in 2019 - co-directed his Biblical video with Tanu Muino and also borrowed the title of Luca Guadagnino's 2017 film Call Me by Your Name

Inspiration: The country rapper - who came out as gay in 2019 - co-directed his Biblical video with Tanu Muino and also borrowed the title of Luca Guadagnino's 2017 film Call Me by Your Name

Inspiration: The country rapper – who came out as gay in 2019 – co-directed his Biblical video with Tanu Muino and also borrowed the title of Luca Guadagnino’s 2017 film Call Me by Your Name

The USC grad continued, “ When an artist is in a position of power (reinforced with the help of major record labels, social media, PR, etc.) and repurposes one’s labor and ideas to serve their brand image, they cause harm from the efforts of the artists who did the original legwork. ‘

Andrew then called on Columbia Records to “ respect directors, uphold artistic responsibility, and honor the ingenuity of artists. ”

“We can do better,” Huang wrote.

Helmer: Lil Nas X has also reportedly tried to hire Cellophane director Andrew Thomas Huang (R, pictured on the Ukraine set in December 2018), who destroyed him in a Twitter thread on Saturday.

Helmer: Lil Nas X has also reportedly tried to hire Cellophane director Andrew Thomas Huang (R, pictured on the Ukraine set in December 2018), who destroyed him in a Twitter thread on Saturday.

Helmer: Lil Nas X has also reportedly tried to hire Cellophane director Andrew Thomas Huang (R, pictured on the Ukraine set in December 2018), who destroyed him in a Twitter thread on Saturday.

Huang wrote, 'Years of work went into the creation of cellophane, from physical training to the emotional labor of unwrapping Twigs' life to construct images that told her story of trauma and recovery.  Cellophane was a confession in the most vulnerable sense '

Huang wrote, 'Years of work went into the creation of cellophane, from physical training to the emotional labor of unwrapping Twigs' life to construct images that told her story of trauma and recovery.  Cellophane was a confession in the most vulnerable sense '

Huang wrote, ‘Years of work went into the creation of cellophane, from physical training to the emotional labor of unwrapping Twigs’ life to construct images that told her story of trauma and recovery. Cellophane was a confession in the most vulnerable sense ‘

The USC grad shared side-by-side comparisons and concluded on TikTok, 'While I'm at it.  @lilnasx get me off your mood board or hire me '

The USC grad shared side-by-side comparisons and concluded on TikTok, 'While I'm at it.  @lilnasx get me off your mood board or hire me '

The USC grad shared side-by-side comparisons and concluded on TikTok, ‘While I’m at it. @lilnasx get me off your mood board or hire me ‘

More specifically – major record labels run by white male executives create a climate of scarcity for struggling performers pitting women and QBIPOC makers against each other. This problem is systemic. The truth is, there is room for all of us. ‘

Björk’s frequent employee shared side-by-side comparisons and came to a decision TikTok: ‘While I’m at it. @lilnasx get me off your mood board or hire me. ‘

To add insult to injury, The Old Town Road hitmaker beat FKA Twigs for the best music video trophy at last year’s 62nd annual Grammy Awards.

Au!  To make matters worse, The Old Town Road hitmaker beat FKA Twigs for the best music video trophy at last year's 62nd annual Grammy Awards

Au!  To make matters worse, The Old Town Road hitmaker beat FKA Twigs for the best music video trophy at last year's 62nd annual Grammy Awards

Au! To make matters worse, The Old Town Road hitmaker beat FKA Twigs for the best music video trophy at last year’s 62nd annual Grammy Awards

“Why are you angry?” Lil Nas X seemed more concerned about the hatred he got from furious mothers who grabbed their pearls all over him, gave Satan a lap dance, killed him, then took over hell in the video (pictured Sunday)

He tweeted Saturday: 'All my teenage years I hated myself because the s *** you all preached would happen to me because I was gay.  I hope so [you] be angry, stay angry, feel the same anger you teach us towards ourselves'

He tweeted Saturday: 'All my teenage years I hated myself because the s *** you all preached would happen to me because I was gay.  I hope so [you] be angry, stay angry, feel the same anger you teach us towards ourselves'

He tweeted Saturday: ‘All my teenage years I hated myself because the s *** you all preached would happen to me because I was gay. I hope so [you] be angry, stay angry, feel the same anger you teach us towards ourselves’

Lil Nas X seemed more concerned about the hatred he got from furious mothers who clutched their pearls over him, gave Satan a lap dance, killed him and then took over hell in the video.

‘I hated myself all my teenage years because the s *** you preached would happen to me because I was gay,’ he tweeted Saturday.

‘I hope so [you] be crazy, stay angry, feel the same anger you teach us to have towards ourselves. ‘