That’s called improv. Things were going off without a hitch until Lil Nas X made his way to the stripper pole upstage. Both of them accidentally ripped their pants during a public display of hunkiness. That’s called performance. After grinding on it for a second, you can see the look of shock on his face as he covers his package at the 2:24 mark. Pop quiz: What does Lil Nas X on Saturday Night Live have in common with SpongeBob at the beach? But like the king and legend we already knew him to be, he keeps one hand on it, letting nothing slip, and continues with the routine. Leave it to Lil Nas X to serve the funniest moment on a literal comedy show, and manage to keep it sexy and professional and keep singing. That’s called confidence. That’s called comedy. His reaction TikTok says it all:

pic.twitter.com/l5YYKvNxNB— nope 🏹 (@LilNasX) May 23, 2021

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Tags: Last night was the season finale of SNL, and Lil Nas X gave a frankly stunning performance of his song “Montero (Call Me by Your Name).” There was plenty of sexy hell imagery, back-up dancers doing the most, and lots of pleather pants with little butt cutouts.