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Kristi Noem, Lil Nas X feud on Twitter after rapper unveils ‘Satan’ sneakers

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Kristi Noem, Lil Nas X feud on Twitter after rapper unveils 'Satan' sneakers

South Dakota GovKristi Noem (R) and rapper Lil Nas X have been entangled in a Twitter feud after the rapper launched his unofficial pair of customizedSatan Sneakers,” which reportedly embrace a drop of human blood, over the weekend.

Kristi Noem, Lil Nas X feud on Twitter after rapper unveils Satan sneakers

The South Dakota governor blasted the sneakers that Lil Nas X labored on with the New York streetwear firm MSCHF, saying, “We’re in a struggle for the soul of our nation.”

Our youngsters are being advised that this type of product is, not solely okay, it isunique,’ ” she posted on Twitter. “However are you aware what’s extra unique? Their God-given everlasting soul.”

We’re in a struggle for the soul of our nation,” the governor continued. “We have to struggle exhausting. And we have to struggle sensible. We now have to win.”

The footwear in query was created based mostly on Nike Air Max 97s, though Nike has denied involvement within the growth of the shoe line.

“We do not need a relationship with Lil Nas or MSCHF,” the corporate stated in an announcement. “Nike didn’t design or launch these sneakers and we don’t endorse them.”

A complete of 666 of the Satan sneakers will go on sale for $1,018, a reference to the Bible’s Luke 10:18, which says, “I noticed Devil fall like lightning from heaven.” The sneakers embrace a bronze pentagram, an inverted cross and a drop of human blood from one of many members of the MSCHF group, a spokesperson advised CNN.

Lil Nas X, whose actual title is Montero Lamar Hill, retweeted Noem’s tweet saying, “Ur an entire governor and u on right here tweeting approximately some rattling sneakers. do ur job!”

Noem tweeted Matthew 16:26 in response, which reads, “What good

Noem was not alone in her criticism of the Satan sneakers, with evangelical pastor Mark Burns calling them “evil” and “heresy” over Twitter.

Amid the controversy, Lil Nas X launched a YouTube video that began with an obvious apology earlier than shifting inside six seconds to his music video “Montero (Name Me By Your Identify),” which options the rapper dancing on a satan character’s lap.

Hassan Zia is an accomplished News writer & working journalist in the industry for over 5 years. At Pakistan print media he established his skills in writing and publishing multiple news stories of daily reporting beats ranging from crime, drama, business, entertainment. An activist at heart Zia believes in sensitizing audiences on issues of social justice and equality. Using powerful technique of storytelling on humanistic themes: women, children, labor, peace & diversity etc. his work underpins the causes he’s concerned about. Besides being known for his activism and community work Zia is also associated with renowned universities as a visiting faculty member for over 3 years now. His academic background is a Masters in Mass in Communication.